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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Meeting on Tuesday, July 9!




Welcome!! The next meeting of the Mountain Empire Creative Arts Council's Writing Workshop is this Tuesday, July 9, at 7:00 PM in the Community Room of the Pine Valley Library.

Please bring 6-8 copies of a poem or two OR up to 1500 words of prose to be shared and workshopped with the group. 

If you don't have anything to share this month, no worries! You may offer your feedback to other writers and be part of the process!

Everyone interested in writing is encouraged to attend. We love meeting new people interested in writing!!  

We hope to see you on Tuesday! 

Writing with you, 





"Meaning is not what you start with, but what you end up with." ~Peter Elbow

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Next Meeting: Tuesday, June 11!!

Welcome!! The next meeting of the Mountain Empire Creative Arts Council's Writing Workshop is this Tuesday, June 11, at 7:00 PM in the Community Room of the Pine Valley Library.

Please bring 6-8 copies of a poem or two OR up to 1500 words of prose to be shared and workshopped with the group. 

If you don't have anything to share this month, no worries! You may offer your feedback to other writers and be part of the process!

Everyone interested in writing is encouraged to attend. We love first-timers!!  

We hope to see you on Tuesday! 

Writing with you, 





“Remember: Plot is no more than footprints left in the snow after your characters have run by on their way to incredible destinations.” ~Ray Bradbury

Monday, April 8, 2019

Next Meeting: Tuesday, April 9th!


The writers of the Mountain Empire area of San Diego County will be meeting the second Tuesday of the month, April 9th, at 7:00 PM in the Community Room of the Pine Valley Library

Bring 6-8 copies of a poem or no more than 1500 words of prose to be shared and receive feedback from the group. 

But if you don't have writings to share, come to offer your two cents to our writing friends. We all desire feedback on our work, and your ideas may be just the thing! 

And please feel free to bring friends interested in writing. The more, the merrier--always! 


Hope to see you all on Tuesday, April 9th!

Writing with you, 





Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Next Meeting: Tuesday, March 12!!



The writers of the Mountain Empire area of San Diego County will be meeting the second Tuesday of the month, March 12th, at 7:00 PM in the Community Room of the Pine Valley Library

Bring 6-8 copies of a poem or no more than 1500 words of prose to be shared and receive feedback from the group. 

But if you don't have writings to share, come to offer your two cents to our writing friends. We all desire feedback on our work, and your ideas may be just the thing! 

Hope to see you all on Tuesday, March 12th!

Writing with you, 



"So the writer who breeds more words than [s/]he needs is making a chore for the reader who reads." ~Dr. Seuss

Monday, February 11, 2019

Next Meeting: Tuesday, February 12th!



The Writers' Workshop of the Mountain Empire Creative Arts Council (MECAC) will be meeting on Tuesday, February 12, in the Community Room of the Pine Valley Library at 7:00 PM. 

Please bring 6-8 copies of a poem or prose piece to share and receive feedback. 

If you didn't write anything this month, that's okay. Please come anyway to offer your insights to other writers on their work. 

This month is also the 24th annual Writers Symposium by the Sea at Point Loma Nazarene University. This event will be held on February 18-21. See the link above for information on the authors' interviews and talks and the overall schedule. For more specific information on the authors and their topics in the evening events, see this link: Writing That Imagines. Tickets range from $10-$20 per event. 

The Writers Symposium by the Sea has been a wonderful venue to see authors talk about the art and craft of writing. Past years' interviews can be seen at UCSD-TV/writers

Hope to see you Tuesday!





“The greatest part of a writer’s time is spent in reading, in order to write; a man will turn over half a library to make one book.” 
—Samuel Johnson

Monday, December 10, 2018

Next Meeting: December 11!!



Our final meeting of 2018 will be Tuesday, December 11 in the Community Room of the Pine Valley Library at 7:00 PM. 

Please bring 6-8 copies of a poem or prose piece to share and receive feedback. 

If you didn't write anything this month, that's okay. Please come anyway to offer your insights to other writers on their work. 

Hope to see you all soon!! 

Take care, and keep writing!! 

Warmly,




"Writing and reading decrease our sense of isolation. They deepen and widen and expand our sense of life: they feed the soul." ~Anne Lamott

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Next Meeting: October 9!


The writers of the Mountain Empire area of San Diego County will be meeting the second Tuesday of October, the 9th, at 7:00 PM in the Community Room of the Pine Valley Library

Bring 6-8 copies of a poem or no more than 1500 words of prose to be shared and receive feedback from the group. 


But if you don't have writings to share, come to offer your two cents to our writing friends. We all desire feedback on our work, and your ideas may be just the thing! 


And don't forget: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is coming up soon in November! Perhaps we'll hold another "Write-In" on a Saturday at the Pine Valley Library! Let us know if you'll come! 
Hope to see you all on Tuesday, October 9th!


And a little Poe for October! 


Writing with you,