On a warm Saturday this early June, Shut Up & Write! set up a booth at the annual Bay Area Book Festival in Berkeley for…
Julie Howard, the Shut Up & Write! City Manager for Boise, Idaho, found inspiration and a notebook full of ideas at the San Francisco Writers Conference this February.
Take a tour of the San Francisco Writers Conference with our Writer from Sacramento as he shares his experience mingled with an unbiased accounting of San Francisco glamour and culinary delights.
Our founder, Rennie Saunders, explains where our tagline “Attending the Muse” came from and why it’s an important ritual in the writing process.
San Francisco Writers Conference highlights including pro-tips and insights on pitching, writing craft and the ultimate SFWC experience.
Getting ready for the San Francisco Writers Conference? Here are 8 pro-tips to make the most out of SFWC17 (or any writers’ conference)
All of our organizers do an incredible job of running Shut Up & Write! meetups throughout each of our 15 chapter cities. To say thank you, we recently raffled off two tickets to this year’s San Francisco Writers Conference.
Learn the history of how Shut Up & Write! writing comunity started in San Francisco, California as told by our founder, Rennie Saunders.
Sometimes as a writer (and a human) we all need a break now and then. Here are five geeky hobbies that fellow writers might enjoy.
I won NaNoWriMo with 57K words! What did I do? I wrote every day. I attended 3 Shut Up & Write! events a week. I fell in love with my story.
I survived my first week of NaNoWriMo and got my 10K badge. Here are the best and worst moments of the last seven days of writing.
We interviewed Alissa Perrucci, one of our published Shut Up & Write! authors, to hear her story of how she wrote and published her book.
You haven’t written in a while but you’re ready to write again. Here’s a fool-proof way to getting back into your writing routine.
So you’ve finished your book. Congratulations! Let’s just take a moment to contemplate and revel in what a huge thing you’ve accomplished. Lots of people…
We all know that Crowdfunding makes projects which would have been unthinkable in the past, possible today, creating a new paradigm for creativity. But print books have been around of hundreds of years, with publishers the time-honored gatekeepers. How is this industry, in which five big publishing houses hold incredible power, going to adapt to Kickstarter?
Now that you’re getting used to writing on a regular basis, you may start to see your own writing style develop. The second in our series of tips for beginning writers, we’ll take a look at your writing style and how to manage your work when it’s in progress.