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Sally Slater To Speak At JCW’s August Event

Jersey City Writers is thrilled to announce Sally Slater as our guest author for our next Genre event — A Night of Fantasy on Wednesday, Aug. 12. Sally Slater is the author of Paladin, a fantasy adventure novel that has garnered more than 11 million reads on Wattpad, and is now an Amazon bestseller. Paladin is […]

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Jersey City Writers Seeks Fantasy Fiction

Jersey City Writers Seeks Fantasy Fiction

Jersey City Writers presents an evening of fantasy fiction this August.  All subforms of the genre are accepted, including dark fantasy, fairy tales, high fantasy, magical realism, sword and sorcery, urban fantasy or any other fantasy subgenre.  Please read carefully all submission guidelines if you are interested in submitting. Submission Guidelines – 1,300 words or less […]

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The Write Places: Brewshots

The Write Places: Brewshots

In our ongoing search for places to write in Jersey City, we have stumbled upon Brewshot. Tucked behind a stretch on condos by the water, this modern coffee house has the three key things for creative types crave: work space, wifi and caffeine. The large windows and blond wood create a bright environment that energizes. […]

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The Write Places: 942 Summit

One of the tougher challenges for a writer is where to begin. Often where to begin is where to write. Some writers prefer silent solitude while others like noise and energy in their work environment. Finding just the perfect writing spot is essential as nothing is more maddening than gathering your writing tools together and […]

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Unlock Your Creativity With Yoga & Writing

Jersey City Writers introduces a new series of Yoga & Writing sessions that kick-off Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Yoga in the Heights studio located at 317 Central Avenue from 12:30 pm to 2 pm. This is a beginner-level class open to all levels and new and/or experienced writers. Explore writing inspired by gentle […]

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Looking Back on a Memorable Year: 2014 Highlights

Looking Back on a Memorable Year: 2014 Highlights

For Jersey City Writers (JCW), 2015 kicked off with a series of regularly scheduled workshops, events and writing marathons but not without a look back first at 2014, which served as a springboard for many new events and incredible membership growth. Four years ago, JCW consisted of a small group of dedicated scribes who met […]

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Reflections - Call for Memoir Vignettes

Reflections – Call for Memoir Vignettes

Jersey City Writers presents an evening of celebrating Memoir. We are currently looking for short vignettes that encapsulate an important life experience. This June, join Jersey City Writers for Reflections: An Evening of Memoir. Please read carefully all submission guidelines if you are interested in submitting. Submission Guidelines – 1,300 words or less (1,000 preferred) – […]

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Worlds of Ruin – Call for Stories

Jersey City Writers presents an evening of post-apocalyptic science fiction. We are currently looking for short stories, monologues, scripts and poetry for this genre. This April, join Jersey City Writers for Worlds of Ruin. Please read carefully all submission guidelines if you are interested in submitting. Submission Guidelines – 1,300 words or less (1,000 preferred) […]

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Rendezvous - Call for Stories

Rendezvous – Call for Stories

Jersey City’s underground literary readings return in 2015 in a special afternoon salon of romantic tales of the past. This Valentine’s day, join Jersey City Writers for Rendezvous: A Celebration of Historical Romance. Please read carefully all submission guidelines if you are interested in submitting. Submission Guidelines – 1,300 words or less (1,000 preferred) – Accepting short stories, novel or story excerpts, plays […]

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Writing with Style: A Quick Intro into Three Style Manuals

Most of us learned grammar, spelling, and punctuation in school.  Vocabulary and verb conjugation were drilled into our heads by middle-aged schoolmarms. Mine was Mrs. Nielsen.  She taught me the basics of writing and sentence structure deploying it with an iron fist and mediocre literature. (I had to read Stephen King in my senior year, […]

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