The following events are open TO ALL WRITERS and take place LIVE on Zoom.
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Suggested purchase price for each event is $20. We understand that this is a difficult time for many writers, so if this amount is prohibitive for you, please pay what you can afford.
Just Hit Send 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month. 2:45-4 p.m. EST
Have a piece that’s ready to submit but haven’t gotten around to sending it? The first 15 minutes will be dedicated to learning about possible markets, and getting advice from your peers. Then it’s on to Submittable for dedicated submission time. If it’s your first time, no worries! We’ll teach you what to do!
Night-Owl Write-In Every Monday. 10-11:30 p.m. EST
Introduce yourself, state your writing goal for the evening, and then write! All genres welcome.
First Page First Friday First Friday of the month. Noon to 1:30 p.m. EST
Getting ready to pitch an agent, editor or publication? Or just want to hear yourself read your piece? Bring the first page of your chapter, query, story, etc. Read it aloud and get feedback from other writers.
Monthly Monday Mixer First Monday of the month. 8-9 a.m. EST
Bring your coffee and your breakfast. Celebrate your accomplishments on the page or screen. Ask your peers for advice. Share your writing goals and challenges for the month. FREE
Writing to Prompts/Fiction Every Tuesday from 2-3 p.m. EST
Our most popular event! We give a prompt. You write like mad for 15 minutes. And then we do it again and again. Feel free to stay longer and share your work. Or keep your work to yourself and add it to your collection of interesting stuff for later. (Every Tuesday.)
Writing Me(moir) Second Wednesday of the month. 12:30-2 p.m. EST
Memoirists, personal essayists and more share your work, your ideas, your challenges and your lunch in this informal, writer-led gathering.
Weekly Write-Ins Wednesdays, 9-10:30 a.m. EST; Sundays, 3-4:30 p.m. EST
Introduce yourself, state your writing goal, and then write. All genres welcome. (Note, you will need a separate Zoom invitation for Sundays and Wednesdays.)
Plotters Second Tuesday of each month. Noon-1:30 p.m. EST
Fiction writers: Bring your ideas, your work, your challenges and your lunch and gather with your brethren to discuss your pieces and your challenges, and to share tips and strategies. (Second Tuesday of each month.)
Literary Game Night Third Thursday of each month. 7-9 p.m. EST NOTE: NO GAME NIGHT IN JULY (summer break).
A Lab favorite. Your host, Evan Pagano, presents a rousing evening of trivia, charades and more -- all centered around books and authors and all things books, from classics to contemporary. You'll laugh so hard your face will hurt.
Do you enjoy attending our many Lab events each month? With our All You Can Write monthly pass, you can avoid paying à la carte fees per event. Only $100 per month! Cancel at any time for any reason! Sign up info here: