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Writers Association

The Southern California Writers Association offers both events, information, and networking for writers at all levels. We provide programs and services that support the development of writing craft, as well as publishing, marketing and networking opportunities. Read more at about us

Membership is open to all writers and publishing professionals, working in a wide range of genres. Our annual membership fee offers many benefits, including meetings, seminars, contests, discounts and promotional opportunities. Please view our membership page for details >

October SCWA Meeting: Dana Hammer, Writing Humor and Horror: Opposites Attract

Award-winning author and screenwriter Dana Hammer talks about her work, writing humor and horror, and shares insights into writing contradictions.

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SCWA Presents Writers Online

Check out our new YouTube channel for some of our best and brightest authors and guest speakers.

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Craft Shop: Mark Sevi and Essential Story Solutions

Pub Shop and Craft Shop SCWA Pub Shops and Craft Shops provide a workshop environment presented by publishing and book coaches and professionals to help

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Hump Day Book Tour

Wednesday? You know what that means—time for the Southern California Writers Association’s brand spanking new HUMP DAY BOOK TOUR! What is the SCWA Hump Day

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Join Us for Our Virtual Happy Hour

Join us for our weekly SCWA Virtual Happy Hour Fridays at 4:30 pm PDT–Members and Nonmembers welcome!

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Join us the third Saturday of every month at 10:00 AM, for our SCWA monthly Zoom Meeting, where we enjoy networking, hear dynamic and accomplished speakers that inspire and support our development, and embolden us to face the times we live in, and write! Writers since history began, have been the chroniclers of the times, you are the chroniclers of these times - whether here in the present, or in a historical period, or in a galaxy far, far away, we as writers are the people who have carried the record of our triumphs and our failures, and we continue going forward. Join us and be a part of the noblest of professions, a writer.

We look forward to meeting you and hope you’ll join us! We have an active Facebook group that is open to anyone. Like Us on Facebook >

If you have questions about our group or membership, please contact us below.

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