Authors Collective/ Writer’s Group

Brahma Viharas

Authors Collective/ Writer’s Group updates

and information:

The Authors Collective has been meeting at the Chanhassen Branch of the Carver County Library System monthly since November of 2102. Meetings are held from 1:00 to 3:30 PM on the fourth Saturday of the month with time to socialize afterward until 4:00PM as needed. Meetings address issues relevant to authors such as: editing, publishing, submissions, and the like.

Authors Collective Mission Statement and Statement of Values:

Mission: A Community of Authors collaborating to mutually enhance and nurture writing that is stimulating, creative, and informative

Values: As professionals with a common aim of developing skills around authoring quality work we value:

  • Utilizing our shared skills to mutually grow
  • Building our skill base (together)
  • Presenting our work to the public locally
  • Sharing our work with the world

Upcoming meetings:

January 25th, 2014 Setting the Scene: there will be a presentation about setting the scene by an established local novelist. There will be time set aside to discuss the use of social media.

February 22, 2014 Developing Creativity/ the Creative Process: presented by a published local poet.


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Authors Collective/ Writer’s Group — 4 Comments

  1. The meeting today was very fruitful. 28 Dec. 2013. We discussed ways to get our work seen by an larger audience and developing a marketing plan. I will attach the presentation for any who missed it.

  2. Upcoming writers and authors events:
    December 7th, Waconia Writers Workshop, 10:30-12, Waconia Library
    December 8, 2-5pm, Authors Christmas Fair, 12 local authors reading, Chan Library
    December 14th, 10-12pm, Writers Group Meeting, Chan Byerly’s Restaurant
    December 14th, 1-3pm, Loft Workshop. “Please Don’t feed the Saboteur: Recognizing and Responding to the inner Critic.”
    December 28th, Author’s Collective Meeting. “Marketing.”
    January 4th, Waconia Writers Workshop, 10:30-12. Waconia Library
    January 18th, Writers Group: Creating suspense/ building suspense
    January 25th, Authors Collective. developing setting/ developing scenes; also time to discuss “Social Media, Blogging, Twitter…”
    February 1st, Waconia Writers Workshop, 10:30-12, Waconia Library.
    February 15th, Writers Group
    February 22nd, Authors Collective. Art of Creativity. Creative Process.
    March 15th, Writers Group/ Bloomington Writer’s Festival at the Bloomington Art Center
    March 22nd, Authors Collective. Reviewing others work/ possibly ways to critique.
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