a community for writers and other humans with stories to tell

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<aside> ‼️ Writing group registration is currently closed. If you want to put your name on the waitlist for the next round, which will start in June, please fill out this form. For more info, just keep reading below!

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<aside> <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/secure.notion-static.com/d2a03adc-5476-471e-b1e0-754be5f418db/icon_for_notion.jpg" alt="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/secure.notion-static.com/d2a03adc-5476-471e-b1e0-754be5f418db/icon_for_notion.jpg" width="40px" /> The Core Stories Collective is an ecosystem for writers, "writers," and other humans with stories they’re itching to write down. It’s a virtual community and collaborative support structure where we tend to the narratives that rattle around in our hearts and plant our stories on the page.

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The Collective is designed to offer...

✍️ How it works — structure, meetings, etc.

The Collective runs seasonally, for three months at a time (beginning in June, September, December, and March). Here’s what to expect from each three-month round, repeatable as many times as you’d like:

We meet twice a week for 90-minute Zoom sessions. Every session includes...

The Collective also has its own Mighty Networks community where members can...

Each three-month round kicks off with a group meet-and-greet. You’ll get to introduce yourself, set a writing goal or intention, and connect with your new crew of creative buds via fun conversational prompts (and maybe even a game or two).

There’s also a show-and-tell at the end of each month (three show-and-tells total), where you’ll get to share your work out loud in a safe, supportive space. (If enough folks are wanting critical feedback, we’ll integrate some workshopping, too.)