Saturday, November 04, 2006

CRW

I managed to drag myself to the CRW meeting today and I am so glad I did.
I enjoyed the LRWA when I attended their meeting, but the CRW meeting just blew me away. I will definitely be joining their chapter.

What helped me make the choice?
Well,
-CRW has a larger group with a much more diverse set of writers including other fantasy writers.
-CRW has two workshops every month at the meeting as opposed to LRWA’s one
-and CRW has a critique group.

I was happy with both meetings I attended, and everyone I talked to was wonderfully nice, but right now I think CRW can offer me more of what I need at this point in my career. (hah…like I have a writing career…) The only thing I’m a little afraid of with CRW is that since it is such a large group, there might be ‘cliques’ of writers. I’ve noticed that happens when you get more than a handful of people. But we will see. All that is left this year is the Christmas party, which I probably won’t attend, but I can’t wait for meetings to start up in January so I can officially join. (I need to go ahead and join the RWA now too.)

Oh on a side note… not so much on the Nano progress today. My hubby and I had to leave the house at 9 something this morning to make the 11:30 meeting. CRW wrapped up by 3pm, but Hubby and I decided to hit the mall since we were in a major city so by the time we did that, ate some dinner, and drove back home it was already 8pm. Not so conducive to writing massive amounts.

4 comments:

Rachel Vincent said...

Oh, I'm glad you found a group you like! I hope it works out. And that it's not clique-y. I hate cliques. It's a resentment left over from highschool. ;-)

Rebecca said...

Well I'm glad you found a writting group that fits you better, though I couldn't help but route for LRWA.

Kalayna-Nicole Price said...
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Kalayna-Nicole Price said...

Thanks Rachel. I think it was the fact there were several tables but none with all the seats taken that made me think of cliques. Everyone I actually talked to was really nice, so hopefully it won't be clique-y.

Hey Becca *hugs* I'll try to be a better friend and actually come down and visit despite not going to the meetings. (Who knows, maybe I'll join both...)