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Writers Association

The Southern California Writers Association offers both events, information, and networking for writers at all levels. We provide programs and services that support the development of writing craft, as well as publishing, marketing and networking opportunities. Read more at about us>

Membership is open to all writers and publishing professionals, working in a wide range of genres. Our annual membership fee offers many benefits, including meetings, seminars, contests, discounts and promotional opportunities. Please view our membership page for details >

SCWA December Featured Speaker: Matt Coyle

SCWA Monthly Featured SpeakerMatt Coyle Come for the program-stay for the surprises! Struggling with what to give your favorite characters this holiday season? Have they been naughty or nice? Good or evil? Strong or vulnerable? Or worse yet-uninteresting, lack depth, or unmemorable? Join us for our holiday celebration, Saturday, December 16, when Matt Coyle (aka … Read more

SCWA Presents Writers Online

Check out our new YouTube channel for some of our best and brightest authors and guest speakers.

Hump Day Book Tour

Wednesday? You know what that means-time for the Southern California Writers Association’s HUMP DAY BOOK TOUR! What is the SCWA Hump Day Book Tour? Join us on Wednesdays at 10:00 am to hear Maddie Margarita interview a variety of authors.

Join Us for Our Virtual Happy Hour

Join us for our weekly SCWA Virtual Happy Hour Fridays at 4:30 pm PDT–Members and Nonmembers welcome!

Join us this month at our beautiful new meeting place

19 Restaurant & Lounge
24122 Moulton Parkway
Laguna Woods, CA 92637

Saturday, October 28, 9:30 networking, program starts at 10 AM
Saturday, November 18, 10 AM
Saturday, December 16, 10 AM

From the 5 Freeway, take El Toro Exit 91. Go West on El Toro to Moulton Pkwy. Turn right on Moulton to Gate 12. Turn right. Give the gatekeeper your name and say you're with SCWA. If you have a problem at the gate, you can contact Nancy Klann - 760-809-3253

Join us every month for our SCWA monthly meeting, where we enjoy networking, hear dynamic and accomplished speakers that inspire and support our development, and embolden us to face the times we live in, and write! Writers since history began, have been the chroniclers of the times, you are the chroniclers of these times - whether here in the present, or in a historical period, or in a galaxy far, far away, we as writers are the people who have carried the record of our triumphs and our failures, and we continue going forward. Join us and be a part of the noblest of professions, a writer.

We look forward to meeting you and hope you’ll join us! We have an active Facebook group that is open to anyone.

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If you have questions about our group or membership, please contact us below.