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Welcome to the Space Coast Writers' Guild, dedicated to encouraging, instructing and developing writers of all genres. We're all about writers and writing, transforming wishes into reality, ideas into words. We offer a variety of programs and speakers at our monthly meetings, along with an opportunity to meet others who are dealing with deadlines, characters who won't cooperate, rejections, re-writes, contract dilemmas, unresponsive editors, and agent searches. Whether you have published for years and in several different languages, or are pre-published and hoping, the Guild has something for you. If this is your first visit, please take a moment to explore all we have to offer from the menus above.


Upcoming Events

The Main Meetings of the Guild are held the third Saturday of each month at 1 pm. at the Garrett's Run Condo Association Clubhouse, 7900 Greenboro Drive in West Melbourne (directions). Meetings begin with a brief business meeting with announcements, welcome of new members, introduction of the Board members and treasurer's report, followed by a presentation of some aspect of writing by our monthly speaker. Following the speaker, there is a time for socializing and book signings.

1/31/2015: 2015 Conference: A Book in a Day:
2/21/2015: February General Meeting: Topic TBA
3/21/2015: March General Meeting: Topic TBA
4/18/2015: April General Meeting: Topic TBA

January General Meeting

Our next meeting on Saturday, January 17 will be interactive, led by our VP, Kit Adams. The topic will be "Writing Resolutions", which is a play on words. "Writing" in the sense of how to craft resolutions that are realistic, measurable, and positive. "Writing" in the sense that the resolutions should focus on your writing plans for 2015.

Please come prepared with a few writing resolutions yourself to kick-start the discussion. We'll be off to a great start for the new year!

2015 SCWG Conference: A Book in a Day

Saturday, January 31, 2015
8:30am–5:30pm
Melbourne, FL

Start the day with a fresh set of ideas and finish the day with a published book!

New for 2015, the 33rd Annual Space Coast Writers’ Conference will take full advantage of new technology to collaborate on a book that will include brainstorming story ideas, collaborative writing, agile editing, graphic design, online book production, and social media marketing. We’ll teach you how to take advantage of the Kindle Direct Program to get a book created faster than ever before.

There’s no experience necessary – just come ready to write and have fun. By the end of the conference, you’ll be a published author. How’s that for a day well spent?

Registration is now open! Just $75 and you’re part of the party. For more details, visit www.SCWG.org or contact the SCWG President, Scott Tilley, at stilley@scwg.org for full details. Seats are limited; don’t wait until it’s too late!

REGISTER NOW: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-space-coast-writers-conference-tickets-13686301095


*According to requirements of the American Disability Act (ADA), organizations using library meeting rooms may be required to provide special accommodations for those citizens requesting assistance within 48 hours of the scheduled meeting time. Organizations are required to provide hearing devices and/or make special arrangements at the citizen’s request.

Please share!

We hope you enjoy
these books by some
of our members:


The Zen of Max
Belcher, Lou

Everyday Grace: Living in God’s Word
Jones, Ken

Pinky Bakes a Cake
Granny J

Beyond the Inkblots: Confusion to Harmony
Allen, Valerie

Corporate Revenge
Osterman, J.P.

The Underwear Dare: Nerd vs. Bully!
Nardini, Lisa

more...

 
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