3 Meetup Groups match “Non-Fiction” near Grand Rapids, MI
A safe and nurturing environment in which to share and grow as a writer. Each meeting we will discuss chapters from a book on writing as well as share and critique each other's work. All styles of writing accepted: memoir, devotional, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, articles, etc. Given the nature of our group, we do ask that there is no profane language or graphic violence or sex in the samples that you bring to share. We meet on the 2nd & 4th Wed. of every month at 6:15pm in the upstairs confere …
Founded in late 2009 by Johnny the Nomad, we've been meeting ever since to discuss books, with thirty under our belt at the beginning of 2013. We take an informal format, try to be more welcoming and inclusive to newcomers than many private book clubs, and make sure we occasionally talk about the book in between having fun. We typically meet twice per book, once on the weekend and once on a weeknight. We try to alternate between fiction and non-fiction. We pick books by consensus, and any member …
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I've always wanted to find or start a group like this for writers. It's not a workshop, but rather a group in which the focus is on problem solving, keeping each other going, and helping each other accomplish those often daunting writing goals we set for ourselves. Let's share our success stories, our remedies for writer's block, and other tips. We can also experiment with different strategies for staying motivated, and maybe even set a deadline or two. Anyone interested? Let me know -- thanks!
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