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I’m proud of the Shreveport Writers Club members that did readings today at HOSTS. We had a great time also watching the dancers from The Gems Dance Company and we were immersed with art from Kalandra Kyelle Jones and Adam King . We also appreciate the members that came out in support. Thank you!!

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Highland Open Stuio Tour Sundays Event Needs Participants

The HOSTS event is this Sunday and we are still looking for members who want to be able to sell their books at the vending table and/or share their work through reading. We still have some 5 min and 10 min slots open. Please let us know if you are interested in participating in the coments or email us at shreveportwritersclub@gmail.com


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June Meeting

We will be meeting at the Broadmoor Branch Library on June 4th from 10am-12pm.
We will discuss the HOSTS event on June 12th.
Bring any work you would like to have a simple and short critique on during our round robin.
If you would like to share a small piece or excerpt without a critique, that is fine as well.
You do not have to bring in writing to be a part of the meeting. Having fellowship with fellow writers or those interested is our goal.

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LGBTQ+ Health and Resource Fair

This April 30th, we will have a table at the local lgbtq+ health and beauty fair at Urgent EMS.
We will hand out club fliers and have a sign up sheet for anyone interested in getting club updates.
We will set up at 9:30. The fair starts at 11am.
Anyone is welcome to come by to help set up the tent, table, and chairs, and check out the other resources the fair has to offer.


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Our judge spotlight!Local author, Elizabeth Godfrey, will be lending her writing experience to us by being our guest judge.Remember that you have until May 7th to turn in an entry to our Spring is in the Air writing contest to shreveportwritersclub@gmail.com.

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SWC Informal Chat Zoom Meeting

Hello Writers!
During our last regular meeting several members expressed a desire that we resume the informal “writer’s chat” virtual meetings.

The informal meetings are just that. There’s no set agenda or club business to discuss; it’s just writers talking about writing. This meeting will also serve as a critique meeting as well. If you have a short piece of writing to share with the group and are looking for supportive feedback, you are welcome to bring that to the virtual meeting.

The Writers Chat will be a Zoom virtual meeting on Tuesday, March 23rd at beginning at 7:00 PM. The meeting is scheduled to last two hours, but writers are welcome to come and go as they choose from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.

An email with the link and passcodes will be sent to members prior to the meeting.

Those interested in Shreveport Writers Club may contact the club at shreveportwritersclub.com for information about becoming a member and joining the email list.

Write on!

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January 2021 Virtual Meeting

Happy New Year Writers!

The first Shreveport Writers Club meeting of 2021 will be a virtual Zoom meeting this Saturday.

Photo by Polina Kovaleva on Pexels.com

The meeting begins at 10 AM and will last until noon.

If you would like to join in the meeting, send an email requesting the Zoom link and passcode to shreveportwritersclub@gmail.com

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Shreveport Writers Club October Virtual Meeting

The Shreveport Writers Club will hold it’s October meeting via Zoom on Saturday, Octoaber 3rd. The meeting will begin at 10 AM and will conclude around noon.

A Zoom Meeting link and passcode will be emailed to Shreveport Writers Club members. Members and guests who are not on the email list, should send an email request to shreveportswritersclub@gmail.com to recieve the link and passcode. Members and guests may also submit a request for the Zoom link by posting on the club’s Facebook page.

We hope to “see” you at the meeting! Write on!

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February Meeting

The Shreveport Writers Club held its February meeting in the Reading Room of the Shreve Memorial Library Hamilton/South Caddo Resource Center in Shreveport.

The writers and guests welcomed special guest, Maple Sudds, author of the autobiography No Blood in the Turnip: Memoirs of a Co-Dependent. 


Ms. Sudds read excerpts from the book and talked about how it came to be. She stressed the importance of persevering to tell one’s story and shared her process of learning about herself through writing. She said she hoped to offer hope, healing and understanding to others through her book.


Ms. Sudds answered questions from the audience and discussed how writing the book has impacted her life and  her family.


Ms. Sudds sold and signed copies of her book for patrons.


Copies of Maple Sudds’ book, No Blood in the Turnip: Memoirs of a Co-Dependent are available as an e-book download or in paperback at Amazon.com

After a short break, the meeting continued with some business discussion and the monthly Flash Writing Exercise.

The February Critique Group meeting  will be held at Retro 521 Cafe in Bossier on February 16th from 10 AM to noon. Writers may bring a short piece of writing for critique or just come to offer support, helpful advice and encouragement to other writers.

Shreveport Writers Club next regular meeting will be March 2nd from 11 Am to 1 PM at the Shreve Memorial Library-Broadmoor Branch, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive in Shreveport.  March Critique Group is  also planned for 11 Am to 1 PM at the same location on March 16th.


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Shreveport Writers Club Nanowrimo Write-in


A reminder that this Wednesday is the second Shreveport Writers Club Nanowrimo Write-in. Join our Vice-President at Retro 521 Coffee, Cafe & Venue for some writing encourgement and delicious coffee.
Open for all club members and visitors are welcomed!


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