Welcome Writers

Do you have a story idea and want to know what to do next? Have you finished a book and are curious about publishing it? Already have several books out and are looking to up your writer game? You’ve got questions and we’ve got your answers. It’s never too early or late to join. This is the club for you. This chapter of the CWC is so fortunate to have many accomplished authors amongst its membership, along with a robust board that is always working to bring the best speakers, presentations, and networking opportunities available. SJVW hosts a critique group and weekly writing sprints. We and have published our very first radio play that was written and produced by this club’s membership. Our first anthology of member-written short stories, poetry, and memoir will be published in 2023. 

What are you waiting for? Your future awaits!

Benefits of joining San Joaquin Valley Writers

  •   Informative monthly meetings – Career-changing presentations. 
  •   Networking with other writers – The writing life is a lonely one, but it doesn’t have to be.
  •   Monthly Newsletter – Every month you’ll receive information and opportunities to assist you along your writing journey.
  •  Use of SJVW logo on your website – Show your level of professionalism and that you take your writing seriously.
  •  Get published in the Great Valley Stories anthology – Expand your audience by participating in this epic endeavor. See Information Below.
  • Critique Group – We all need a little boost. Who better than your peers to help you along your way?
  • Writing Sprints –  Held weekly on Zoom. 

San Joaquin Valley Writers Club Anthology:

Our first anthology called Great Valley Stories: Portals to the Past will be previewed at the Great Valley BookFest on October 14, 2023 in Manteca at the Bass Pro Parking lot, Highway 120 at the Union Rd. exit. The program begins at 9:30 a.m.
Our Book Launch Party will take place at Valley Brew on November 4, 2023 for members and invited guests. Watch this space for more details!