Escondido Writers Group

Escondido Writers Group

Escondido Writers Group

Writers of all genres are invited to join the Escondido Writers Group for an opportunity to improve their writing by participating in monthly readings and group critiques. Meet other writers and published authors, and learn from one another in a supportive environment. Participants are encouraged to bring samples of their current writing projects to share and receive constructive feedback.

2nd Annual Writing Competition

About the Writing Competition

The Escondido Writer's Group Writing Competition highlights the intellectual and creative accomplishments of writers in the San Diego region. This year marks our 2nd year! The goal of the Escondido Writer's Group & the Writing Competition is to nurture and foster local writing and talent in the Greater San Diego area.

A call for fiction or non-fiction (excluding poetry) submissions goes on between February 1, 2020–March 15, 2020. The winner will be announced at the Escondido Writers Group Meeting on May 5, 2020.

Entries should be:
• Typed or in electronic format
• 2500 word limit
• Double spaced, one-inch margins
• Name only on cover sheet. All entries are ‘blind’ read by 3 published writers

Prizes will be given for the follow categories:
• Fiction
• Non-fiction
• Secret Judge Special Award
• Honorable Mention

Please drop entries off at the Library Information Desk or email to

(Virtual) Upcoming Escondido Writers Group Meetings

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Tuesday, December 15, 2020