2017 Meeting Dates

January 7 – Writing Sprints


February 4 – Science fiction and fantasy author S. M. Schmitz will be speaking on how outlining can increase productivity.


March 4 – Dialogue workshop


April 1- Former Louisiana poet laureate, Julie Kane, will discuss the craft of writing poetry.

      * The Bayou Writers Group will release its 3rd anthology at the Gallery by the Lake at 6:00 p.m.


May 6 – Bayou Wrimo – members who complete the Bayou Wrimo challenge will receive a certificate and can read parts of their manuscript to the group.


June 3 – State Librarian of Louisiana, Rebecca Hamilton, will discuss what librarians look for when selecting books and how self published authors can get their books into libraries.


July 1


August 5


September 2


October 7

October 14 – BWG Writing Conference


November 4


December 2 – Christmas Party – If you’d like to play our Christmas Gift Swap Game, please bring a writing related gift. Gift limit is $15. Please bring a snack to share with members.