Sunday, June 10, 2012

Writing Community

This month marks the half-way point  of my term as President of the Oklahoma City Writers, Inc. As I prepare this week for our 1st summer workshop meeting, I must admit that I am smiling. So far I have managed to do exactly what I set out to do when I decided to take on this new endeavor.

1)I've brought new life into a group that seemed a bit tired.

2)I've reached many new writers that didn't even know this group, that has been around for almost 100 years, was here.

3)I've made so many new friends and valuable connections.

4)I've found a critique group home.

And it is only half way!!!! I cannot wait to see what the 2nd half of my term brings. Hopefully a contract from the publishing house I submitted to 4 weeks ago! *wink wink*

Do you belong to a writing community? If not, I would encourage you to look around. Google is an amazing tool for finding your local community. That is how I found my group! If you belong to a local group, give them a shout out and leave a link in the comments along with the city it is located in. You never know who is roaming the blog boards hoping to find info for their area.


6 comments:

  1. I'm a part if Bartlesville wordweavers - plus I have a few close friends whose opinions I cherish. As with anything, community is do important! Congrats on your term, Madame president! It sounds as if great things are happening for you & your group!

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    1. Thank you, my dear. I couldn't agree more and yes, I love my group!

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  2. Funny how both of our posts coincide today! Great minds and all that... ;)

    Yes. Gosh, being connected with other writers is essential... it brings motivation, sanity, and help with the craft. I LOVE that you've got a great network out there, Sabrina. SO AWESOME! :D

    And I'm crossing my fingers for you!!!!!!

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    1. Thanks, dear friend! And the writers friends I have met through this blog are just as special! *wink*

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  3. I really need to join a local group. Sounds like you have accomplished a lot with yours. :)

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    1. Yes, you must!!! I have met the most amazing people who like nothing better than to talk shop...just.like.me!!! *grin*

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