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NSU Alvin Sherman Library Writing Workshops: Local Writing Organizations

A guide to the Alvin Sherman Library's free adult virtual writing workshops and online resources.

Romance Writers of America

Florida Romance Writers

Florida Romance Writers, Inc. (FRW) is the South Florida chapter of Romance Writers of America®, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting excellence in romance writing and to helping writers establish long-term careers. FRW encompasses Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties in southeast Florida.

Monthly Meetings

Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Florida Chapter

A diverse community of hardworking volunteers dedicated to making your dreams of becoming published authors and illustrators for kids and teens a reality. Through their Florida Regional Conference, held every January in Miami, their Mid-Year Workshop, held every June in Orlando, and lots of smaller events throughout the year and state, they put YOU in touch with top agents and editors in the children’s book industry.

Monthly Meetings

South Florida Writers Association

SFWA provides tools for writers to succeed through its annual Mango Writers Conference, critique groups and writing contests. SFWA meetings feature presentations about writing, publishing, and marketing topics or  award-winning or best-selling authors, agents or publishers. Read this month's issue of their Author's Voice Newsletter here.

All SFWA critique group meetings remain suspended due to COVID-19. Critique group members are encouraged to continue exchanging their works by email. For novels and short stories, contact Don Daniels at d_donald@comcast.net;for  poetry, Steve  Liebowitz  at sliebowitz@aol.com;and  for  nonfiction, Peter  Luykx  atpluykx283@gmail.com.

Mystery Writers of America

The Florida Chapter of Mystery Writers of America. FMWA is an organization of published and aspiring authors, booksellers, readers, and other industry professionals pursuing a career or interest in the crime fiction genre.

Monthly Meetings

Florida Writers Association

Florida Writers Association

The Florida Writers Association (FWA) is a nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization for writers of all genres. Our community of hard-working volunteers is dedicated to providing members with an incredible networking system. FWA is focused on the beginning and advanced writers within a professional atmosphere.

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