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Tuesday April 11th, 2023 

Critique group begins at 5:15 p.m. PDT

General Meeting Presentation: 6:30 p.m. PDT

Master Class

Presented by: Mara Purl.

Join Mara Purl for a Master Class Dive into writing fiction! This multi-segment interactive session takes you from core values to sophisticated techniques for writing you novel, novella, or series in your chosen genre.

Fiction Factors: Build your Book and Soar into the Publishing Skyline takes you through seven separate power-point presentations, each of which is designed to create a breakthrough in critical aspects of your author-life and writing skills, and integrates your author and marketing goals:

Author Declaration. Blueprint Premise & Theme. Character Arcs & Crystal Clear Characters. Narrative Voice & Structure. Dialogue & Sub-Text. Core Messaging.

Includes worksheet handouts and in-session work on your own project.

Attend in person at:

United Church of Christ

11245 Los Osos Valley Road, San Luis Obispo, CA

Zoom meeting link:

Meeting ID: 848 7459 8868

Passcode: 613345 

I  hope to see you there - Bring a friend.

Janice Konstantinidis, 
President SLO NightWriters.

Round Tables Critique Sessions begin at 5:15 pm

Terry Sanville and  Mark Arnold will be here to critique your work

Please keep your submission to two pages, typed, 12-point font, double spaced. This is a great—and safe—way to see what the critiquing process is all about, get valuable feedback from two fantastic writers, and practice reading your work to a small audience

This is an opportunity to get feedback on your work in progress and practice your constructive critiquing skills. It is also a great way to get to know other writers in our group. You do not have to bring along work to participate. Please keep submissions to double-spaced, 12 font, two pages.

Please email your submissions to Terry and Mark at least a few days before the meeting:



Meeting Location: 11245 Los Osos Valley Road, San Luis Obispo, CA

For questions: email

Mailing Address:
1126 Nipomo Ave
Los Osos, CA 93402

Meeting Address:
11245 Los Osos Valley Rd
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

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