Local and Virtual Chapters
We invite you to visit any of our local chapters around the state and/or virtual genre chapters. To access the chapter/genre group forum(s), contact the leader listed to be added to the group.
SCWA bylaws require that after the third visit, you become a SCWA member. See Join Us for details.
If you are interested in starting a new chapter in your area, we encourage you to do so by filling out this online form: Propose a New Chapter. (This form is available to members only.) Contact the SCWA administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a member of the chapter, you should be able to access that chapter's private forum. If you are unable to do so, contact the chapter leader.
Chapter Events/ Funding Support and Regional Workshops
SCWA will provide development support and sponsor events for members to improve their writing skills and their knowledge of the writing profession. SCWA will provide financial support, as available, to chapters. Chapters are encouraged to identify the development needs of its members and to work with the board to address how these can be satisfied. The board of directors will organize resources and work collaboratively with chapters to conduct or facilitate the delivery of local programs or events.
SCWA offers three categories of local/virtual chapters (listed below, grouped by category): In-Person Local Chapters, Virtual/All Genre Chapters and Virtual/Genre Specific Chapters. Members may join any of these chapters and may belong to multiple chapters. To find out more about a chapter or to join so you may access the private forum of a chapter, email the leader listed in the chart.
IN-PERSON LOCAL CHAPTERS
VIRTUAL CHAPTERS/ALL GENRES (Anyone can join from any location.)
VIRTUAL CHAPTERS/GENRE SPECIFIC (Anyone can join from anywhere but the focus is on a specific genre.)
Virtual Genre: Memoir
Not meeting at this time.
Virtual Genre: Romance
Virtual Genre: Science Fiction
Virtual Genre: Short Fiction
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