Creativity • Community • Contacts

We are a free and inclusive community of writers, readers,
and storytellers of all ages, skill levels, and genres. Please join us.

Our World Class Workshops Feature
Top New York Editors, Agents and Authors

John Scalzi • Chuck Wendig • Ellen Datlow • Beth Meacham  Claire Eddy
and many more notable authors and speakers.

Premier Workshops

Premier Workshops are held for a fee with limited seating. These workshops often feature opportunities to pitch work to agents, critiques by editors, and classes held by industry pros. These events offer a full day of programming.

Public Workshops

Public Workshops are free for the public to attend, and feature published writers, editors, agents, illustrators and other speakers from the writing community.

Community Events Calendar

Our Community Events Calendar is a great resource for finding upcoming events, including conventions, author events, workshops, classes and retreats. Know of a great writing event? Share it with us!

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We are pleased to announce that Spencer Ellsworth has joined our Board of Directors! Welcome, Spencer! ... See MoreSee Less

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If you haven't signed up for our October Intensive! Workshop, please do so by tomorrow! Stories are due by tomorrow night. :D ... See MoreSee Less

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Local author and CW speaker, Ken Scholes, is offering a class next month down in Oregon. Details are available at the link below. This has limited seating, so be sure to check it out soon! ... See MoreSee Less

Muse Management and Production in the Story Factory with Ken Scholes

October 25, 2015, 9:00am - October 25, 2015, 6:00pm

Olde School, 251 St Helens St, St Helens OR

In Muse Management and Production in the Story Factory, Ken lays out what he’s learned over the years, sharing tips and tricks for jump-starting the creative process, finding stories everywhere, and...

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I had a great time with everyone at the Todd and John event yesterday! I love meeting new people, and I'm excited to see more of you! :) ... See MoreSee Less

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Only three slots left! Get your critiques by John J.A. Pitts and Elliott Kay! Plus a panel with Kat Richardson and Ellen Datlow. Check us out! ... See MoreSee Less

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