News & Notes

Leap into 2020!

Here’s some of what’s ahead:

Discussion: planning your writing year, preparing for the anthology, potential retreats, self publishing, writing contests and other places to submit your writing.

Plans for our seventh anthology “Lucky Number Seven” are underway. Deadline for members to submit their work is March 15th. If you don’t have the guidelines please ask.

Join SWC for writing inspiration and support. Your $20 annual membership helps to fuel the collective. Be inspired and inspire others. Strengthen your writing. Dare to publish.

Renew/Rejoin/join by attending one of our meetings or signup online here.

Book Launch!

SWC member Deborah Lambert has published her first novel and you are invited to attend her launch at the Sooke Library on December 7th.

Dragon book launch


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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