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Established in June, 2012, MWA-Montgomery is one of several new MWA chapters. With over 200 writers on the chapter mailing list, our group includes newly fledged "closet writers" -- those who have just stepped out into public with their writing -- as well as single- and multi-book authors.

MWA Montgomery meetings alternate between second Wednesday nights and first Saturday mornings. Each meeting features a dynamic lecture or workshop on the craft of writing, marketing, publishing, or other topics of interest to the membership. Our speakers range from local to nationally recognized authors, editors, and book sellers.

In addition to presentations, we like to showcase our writers in many community events, from the Greenbelt Festival of Lights to the Gaithersburg Book Festival.

Entries for the "Montgomery Writes!" contest will be accepted starting April 1st. For more information, go to the Contest page.

Visit our Events page to find out what we're up to this month!

Stuff of Interest

  • May Chapter Meeting: Amy Hansen presents Writing for Children Saturday, May 2, 2015, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Writing for Children: The Myths and the Magic! Children’s stories can be crafted to spark imagination ...
    Posted Apr 17, 2015, 6:20 AM by Katherine Pickett
  • April Chapter Meeting: Flash Your Fiction with Izolda Trakhtenberg Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Let’s Ignite Our Creative Fire and Sharpen Our Skills! What comes first, dialogue, characters, plot, or setting? Any ...
    Posted Mar 11, 2015, 7:54 AM by Izolda Trakhtenberg
  • March Chapter Meeting with author and publisher Craig Schenning Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.How to Publish Your Book in the 21st CenturyIf you are an author who is interested ...
    Posted Mar 7, 2015, 2:28 PM by Izolda Trakhtenberg
  • February Chapter Meeting: Michael C. Dougherty Presents on Crowdfunding February 11, 2015, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Crowdfunding: What it is and how to use it to bankroll your next writing project Are you looking to finance ...
    Posted Feb 14, 2015, 8:29 PM by Carl Rauscher
  • January Chapter Meeting with Kat Spitzer January 3, 2015, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Promoting Your Work with a Hefty Dose of Humor To grow as a writer, it is important to repeatedly push ...
    Posted Feb 14, 2015, 8:29 PM by Carl Rauscher
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