GLVWG is an all-genre organization. Writers of fiction or non-fiction, poets, journalists, essayists and playwrights will all benefit from a membership in GLVWG and all are welcome.
The objectives of GLVWG are to provide its members with a network of support and resources in the field of writing; to act as central information point for all activities in the field of writing and the publishing industry; and to advance the writing interests of its members.
In the Members Only section you canfind out where to advertise your Book Signing, New Release, or any other Author Event free,learn how to post on the GLVWG Facebook page orsign up to give a Library talk.
Many interactive features such as Success Stories, and the GLVWG Forums are only available to members. You can join or renew your membership and sign up for workshops and other Events. Some events are open to non-members, so check here to see.
GLVWG meets monthly from September through June on the 4th Saturday of the month at the Palmer Library, Palmer Township. A short business meeting is followed by the SPOTLIGHT, a time when one of GLVWG's members reads something he/she has written. The program which follows focuses on some aspect of the craft of writing or the business of publishing. GLVWG's members write short or long fiction of various genres, poetry, essays and non-fiction. The organization also fosters critique groups, aligning writers with others who write similar material.
Member dues support GLVWG's free programs. Nonmembers are invited to participate in three free non-workshop events before joining.
A member's contact information is used for club business only. Names, addresses, email or telephone numbers are not released to anyone outside the GLVWG board.
Workshops are free to members, non-members pay $15.00.
Some events, such as the annual conference, are open to all, but members have priority and special pricing.
Unless otherwise noted, events are held at the Palmer Library (directions on "Contact" page above).