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I volunteered to host a subsection of a local writing group this week. Will this be the writing group that I’ve been waiting for??? 14 months ago
Even though I was feeling kind of lazy, I dragged myself to a write-in that I’ve been wanting to attend. I have to take a bus then a train to get there, and it take a fair amount of time. But the group spent the entire time talking about administrative things, and we didn’t do any writing at all. What a waste of my time. 16 months ago
I didn’t end up meeting with the writing group today :( I hate to admit this, but the meetings are early in the morning on Saturdays, and since my sleep schedule is so erratic, I find it really difficult to get up in time. I think I need a group that is closer to my house and at a time that is convenient for me. 21 months ago
I’m meeting with a potential writing group this weekend. I really want to find a group that fits me and my writing style. I really miss having a writing community, so I hope that we’re a good match. 21 months ago
I still haven’t found a writing group. I think I will start to attend some write-ins around Vancouver in the hopes of meeting like-minded individuals and building creative community. 22 months ago
April 23, 2012
I was part of a small group of people that participated in NaNoWriMo 2011. We got along so well, that we decided to try to keep meeting. So on December 12, 2011, I created a Facebook page for our group. It was fun, because I have never done anything like that before.
We had a little meeting to decide what to call ourselves. We all decided to call ourselves the NanKnights, which is a play on Nanites, which is a microscopic robot.
The group has 8 members. 4 of us meeting regularly, as we have become very close friends. We just had another meet up on Friday, April 20, 2012. We flew kites and then went bowling afterward.
Funny thing is that alot of time we don’t write much, but more or less connect and do fun things together. We usually meet at Panera Bread to write a bit, and then we are off to find some interesting thing to do. In the past, we have went Geocaching and Bowling.
We are planning on going camping as we are getting ready for do Camp NaNoWriMo in June. It is so fun to be part of a writing group. When we do work on our writings, we bounce ideas off of each other, as well as work out sub plots, and other ideas.
I love being part of NanKnights! 22 months ago
I found another writing group that looks interesting! So, I will be attending weekly “write-ins” with the first group, and monthly workshopping and other activities with the second group. Hopefully one (or both) of them is a match! I need all the help I can get :)
I have encountered a lot of critique groups in my search. While I’m sure it would be really beneficial to get some constructive criticism, I am still in the production stage and am still working on getting words down on the page. Maybe a future goal though? 2 years ago
I have emailed a bunch of other groups for more information as well. I would really like to find a writing community. Even though I often balk at the thought of group writing, I think I need to be pushed outside my comfort level. 2 years ago
I am looking for a writing group in Vancouver. I don’t want to join a critique group, but I would enjoy writing with other people and chatting about the writing process.
There are a few groups on meetup.com, but only one interests me. I plan on attending one of their meetings on Saturday. I like that they meet at a cafe every week in the morning, since I’m not always comfortable taking transit late at night. 2 years ago