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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 >

Just in Time For Halloween: Ghost Stories, Horror, the Paranormal and More!

Just in Time For Halloween: Ghost Stories, Horror, the Paranormal and More! Come for the program-stay for the surprises! Join the party and help us celebrate our NEW LOCATION at the 19th Hole Restaurant in Laguna Woods on Moulton Parkway!                                                        * * * * * * * * … 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 the third Saturday of every month at 10:00 AM, 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.