News & Notes

The Write Friends

Join SWC to help banish the blank page!

A $20 annual membership creates writing inspiration, gives access to writing time, offers the opportunity to be published in our annual anthology and helps create a strong writing community in the Sooke region.

See what we’re planning – visit us at our next meeting.


In the news: Federation of BC Writers Spring Writes Festival

Ready for 2019?

Don’t leave your writing in the closet!

Here’s some of what’s ahead:

We’re meeting this Wednesday, Jan 9th in the library at 6:30.
Discussion: planning your writing year, preparing for the anthology, potential retreats

The poets will be meeting on Tuesday, Jan 15th at 6:30 in the library and the screenwriters/playwrights will be meeting on the 17th at the A&W at 6:30.

Member feedback sessions are starting up again. Writers helping writers build skills and prepare for publication.

Join SWC to improve your writing health!  A $20 annual membership creates writing inspiration, offers the opportunity to be published in our annual anthology and helps create a strong writing community in the Sooke region.

Changes!

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 sookewriters.ca

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

View our anthology collection (seven of them!) at the Gallery by Sooke Arts Council. Number eight coming in 2021!

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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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