8 Meetup Groups match “finish writing your book” near Winnetka, IL
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Do you have a book inside of you? Have you been told that authors get more speaking gigs, media attention and leads than non-authors? It’s true. In fact, business owners who have a book have demonstrated their expertise, garnered the social proof of their status and consistently earn more business than non-authors. The only problem is… Who has the time or skill to write a good book? Join Doug Crowe, founder of Author Your Brand, for business networking and some round table insight into developin …
What is Off Campus Writers’ Workshop? Ever since 1946, OCWW has encouraged and inspired Chicago-area writers in developing their writing avocations. OCWW meets every Thursday morning from September to May. A variety of speakers will elevate your writing technique with a diversity of topics, amongst which can be genre fiction, nonfiction, children’s lit, contemporary simmerings of romance fiction, poetry, publishing and the implication of ebooks. Here, you will achieve your individual writing goa …
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This is a group for anyone interested in starting their novel, finishing their novel, deciding whether to write a novel or a short story. It is for those who want: to critique and be critiqued; to read out loud; to share experiences, etc. All skill levels are welcomed. I started this group because I need the input of other writers to, more confidently, self publish my novels. I am looking forward to helping you do the same and to having you share your publishing experiences with the group.”
The Writer Zen Garden is a place to explore your creativity and to get onto the page. Through prompts, tools from Julia Cameron's "The Artist's Way," Cherry Adair's Plotting Board, and a host of other ways, we focus on keeping the drama on the page. If you've always wanted to write but haven't done it, or if you're a seasoned writer looking for inspiration and community, then this is the place for you.
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Meet with writers and poets who are motivated to publish their own work or who just enjoy writing for themselves. Share your own work and listen to others. Meet with local authors who can share their experiences with being published. Gain some valuable feedback of your work. Make some new friends who might help to inspire you to accomplish your goals and keep you writing on.
Tired of asking any interested party to read your draft? Do you wish for feedback in a face-to-face setting? Are you willing to give as good as you get? Let's find a time that works for us to share our 'little babies.' It could be once a month. We agree to read, reflect, and react to each other's writing in a safe, positive forum with the focus of providing encouragement to keep on moving forward. It might take some negotiating - I'm a stay-at-home Dad who doesn't have most evenings free - but t …
Dissertation Chicago is for graduate students who need support, accountability and feedback between sessions with advisers. We host seminars, workshops and other events for members who are completing a masters thesis or doctoral dissertation.
Have a book that's ready to publish? Want to learn more about how self-publishing works? Have you discovered great tactics for marketing your books, and want to share with other authors who have done the same? Then this group is for you! We do NOT focus on the writing process; rather, the purpose of this group is to connect with other authors who have finished their books and are now hard at work with the self-publishing process.
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