Who We Are
Writers Helping Writers
SJVW is a branch of the statewide California Writers Club. Founded in 2015, SJVW is dedicated to the interaction among writers, both accomplished and novice. We welcome all who aspire to put thoughts and stories onto the page, who have something they want to tell readers. Whether you write fiction, poetry, memoirs, essays, or something else, this is the group for you!
Benefits of Joining SJVW
Informative monthly meetings. Monthly meetings provide presentations from veteran authors. These presentations can be career altering!
Networking and support. If you feel that writing is a lonely endeavor, joining SJVW will get you connected and provide opportunities for you to work with others.
Monthly Newsletter. Every month you’ll receive information and opportunities to assist you along your writing journey.
Use of SJVW logo on your website. With the SJVW logo, you can show your level of professionalism and that you are a serious writer.
Get published in Great Valley Stories. You can expand your audience by participating in a published volume. Click here to learn about the 2023 publication.
Critique Group. Feedback is valuable if not indispensable in writing. Who better than your peers, to help you along your way?
Writing Sprints. Sprints are challenges to get an amount of writing done in a specific time frame. SJVW holds these weekly to boost your productivity.
For information on membership, click on the tab at the top of this page or click here.
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Donations to SJVW are welcome. SJVW is a branch of the California Writers Club. The California Writers Club (CWC) is a 501c3 charitable nonprofit corporation with 22 branches in California. Our organization is dedicated to educating writers of all levels and disciplines in the craft of writing and in publishing and the marketing of their work.
Contributions in the form of cash donations made to a branch, as a subsidiary of the CWC, are tax exempt, as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. CWC (EIN: 94- 6082827).