News & Notes


Lucky Number Seven: Hold it in your hands!

Our seventh print anthology “Lucky Number Seven” has been published! It holds an eclectic array of writing from twenty-four members and the four winning students of our EMCS writing contest.

Available June 9th!!

Watch for news of our virtual launch but if you’re itching to read the book go ahead and order it now. 🙂

Are you local?
Purchase your anthology and arrange for drop off or pick up.

Need it mailed? We can send it to you.

Get it in your hands! Anthology #7 – $12 for the print book.


We have a launched a virtual spot for members to continue to connect, learn, share, give feedback and support.  Meetings will be held via Zoom or within the forum network now at

Stay informed about future meetings and events by signing up for SWC News.

View our anthology collection (eight of them!) at the Gallery by Sooke Arts Council.

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Our Mission

To provide support, connection, inspiration and encouragement to writers* at all levels of development in the Sooke region through membership services which include monthly meetings and community outreach in the form of student writing contests, workshops and readings.

*please note this group is for adults

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Funds collected  help grow the collective.  Thank You!!