ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers-Anderson, SC Chapter)-4th Saturday of every month
May 22, 2021-2:00 to 5:00 at North Anderson Baptist Church-2308 N. Main St.-Come in at side ramp, 2nd Floor
Speaker, Elva Martin- Tips on novel writing
Each month we will be exploring various areas of novel writing: How to Plan Your Novel, Plot Storming, Drawing Great Characters, Show Don't Tell, Mastering Point of View and Deep POV, Hooking the Reader, Goals of the First Chapter and Last Chapter, Editing Like a Pro, and much more!
The American Christian Fiction Writers' South Carolina Chapter will meet Saturday, May 22, 2021, at 2:00-5:00 PM at North Anderson Baptist Church, 2308 N. Main Street, Anderson, SC. The meeting is free and visitors are welcome. Visitors, as well as members, are invited to bring manuscripts of up to 1,000 words for a free critique at this meeting. Submissions must follow the criteria below:
1) Must be fiction (sorry, no non-fiction, poems, or memoirs). The fiction must be clean, if not inspirational.
2) Any genre of fiction for any age, including short stories, as long as it meets the above, will be acceptable.
3) Come and register early. Manuscripts must follow the submission guidelines on the chapter blog. Here are the basics: Bring up to 1000 words, 1-inch margins, double-spaced, numbered lines (learn how on the blog guidelines), Times New Roman 12 font, header to include your title, genre, your name, email. Pages stapled together, printed on one side only. Please bring 6 copies. Everyone is welcome to offer feedback. You’ll learn a lot to sharpen your writing skills visiting these sessions, whether you bring a manuscript (ms) or not.
Park on the side of the church with the handicap ramp. Come in the double glass doors and take the elevator to the 2nd floor. Go left down the hall to a classroom.
1st half with speakers-2nd half is critiques
For more info: email-
SinC (Sisters In Crime)-1st Thursday of every month
zoom meeting, 2021 - 6:15- at The Runway Cafe, 21 Airport Road in Greenville
Check their site at:
Foothills Writers Guild-3rd Thursday of every month
zoom meeting, 2021 - 6:00-7:30 at the Anderson County Arts Center
For more info, Contact: Mary McAlister at
meets at 206 N Weston Street - Fountain Inn
Second Thursday morning 9:30 - 12:00 at The Delta room
Sisters in Crime Lunch Hour Mystery Book Club at Fiction Addiction
The Upstate Chapter of Sisters in Crime co-hosts this book club
Second Wednesday of the month from 12:00 -1:00
To sign up, click here: MYSTERY BOOK CLUB.*