The Premier Writing Organization On
California's Central Coast
Welcome to SLO NightWriters


Tuesday, May 11, 2021  General Meeting Webinar:

6:30 pm

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 875 6163 2871

Passcode: 441451

Our Speaker this evening will be:

Mara Purl

Join Mara on a journey through her varied and fascinating career as she reveals who were some of her major influencers, teachers and mentors. Enjoy stories about Louis L’Amour, James Michener, Margaret Coel, Joseph Campbell and several others. Hear how she wentfrom television star to her own radio drama creator and from script writer to best-selling novelist.

Q&A following the presentation!




Mara Purl is the author of the best-selling Milford-Haven Novels, which have earned fifty book awards. The saga is based on her BBC radio drama which had 4.5 million U.K. listeners. Her radio and book series is set in the Central Coast, where she is a long-time performer, speaker, and author. A dynamic voice in Women's Fiction, Mara speaks nationally on heart-matters and personal transformation, and is an accomplished audio book performer. She was an actress on Days Of Our Lives, and a journalist for the Associated Press, Rolling Stone and the Financial Times of London

I hope to see you there.

Steven Mintz, PhD

Program Director SLO NightWriters.

Professor Emeritus

California Polytechnic State University

San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

Round Tables Critique Sessions begin at 5:15 pm

Terry Sanville and  Susan Tuttle 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.


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