Meeting weekly since July 2012, ASWG is a by-writers-for-writers group that provides encouragement, critiques and an incentive to keep words flowing. Its diverse members submit and critique everything from flash fiction and humorous essays to novellas and novels. Member goals vary from improved craft to traditional publication to indie publication to completion of novel-length manuscripts. Most importantly, we all love a really good story.
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M. Luke McDonell is a San Francisco-based writer and designer. Her near-future fiction explores the effects of technology on individuals and society, with particular focus on the growing power of corporations and the associated voluntary and involuntary loss of rights and privacy. Learn more at http://www.mlukemcdonell.com, or follow her on twitter @mlukemc
Susan McGarry is a user experience designer and aspiring fiction writer. She writes about relationships, women in tech, and cocktails. Her novel in progress, Invisible Ink, is set in a near-future San Francisco where the Golden Gate Bridge no longer exists. See excerpts, and more, at soozsf.com. Follow her on twitter @smcgarry.
A design strategist by day, a writer by night, and an ice cream lover anytime, Jennifer wrote a book about her global journey about ice cream and is currently working on a novel based on her grandparents’ lives from China to Peru to the United States. She also writes about San Francisco, technology, and alternate worlds. Find her writing…
Julie Russell is the Director of IT for a tech startup, a Board Member of the National Novel Writing Month Nonprofit, and runs the popular NaNoWriMo publication on Medium. She serially published her first novel, Anywhere But Here, and is working on her second, Kicking Down Walls, a crossover YA/adult novel set in San Francisco told from the…
Chad Schimke’s (http://www.chadschimke.com) newest short story entitled ‘Behind the Walls’ is available now in the aptly named anthology ‘Enter the Rebirth’ via TANSTAAFL press. He is currently working on a novel tentatively entitled ‘Regenerates’. Twitter: @ChadSchimke Blog: chadschimke.blogspot.com