Submit Your Work for October’s Central Ohio Writers’ Workshop

To have your work peer-reviewed at our Central Ohio writers’ workshop on Wednesday, October 3, please email it to workshops@ohiowriters.org this weekend! All work must be received by 7am on Monday morning, September 24.

This workshop will be held at the Pizza Cottage in Pickerington. The address is 1000 Old Diley Rd, Pickerington, OH 43147 (click for map).  The party room is reserved under “Ohio Writers’ Association.”  Please bring a few bucks to chip in for pizza or to grab a drink.

We will begin this workshop promptly at 7pm.

You do NOT need to be a paid member of OWA to submit work for peer review or to attend this workshop. And you may attend without submitting anything for review.

All workshop attendees are encouraged to download all of the stories prior to the workshop and to read them in advance.

SUBMISSIONS: If you’re able, please submit your work as a PDF document. Submissions must be less than 10,000 words, and must be received by 7am on Monday, July 23rd.

Note that if you’d like feedback on a novel section, 10,000 words is a lot of material. We recommend choosing a natural breaking section closer to 3,000-5,000 words, and if it’s not the beginning of the novel, please provide a paragraph of context for reviewers who have not read previous sections.

All of the stories selected for the workshop will be posted to our website no later than the end of the day on Tuesday, September 25th, 2018, so that everyone can download them, read them in advance, and prepare their feedback.

Questions? Please see our Workshop FAQ Page, or contact us at workshops@ohiowriters.org.

Can’t make it to the writers’ workshop? Paid members of OWA have 24/7 access to our online feedback forum.  Become a member today.

Zanesville Writers’ Workshop – Stories Posted for September 4, 2018

The story packet for the September 4th Writers’ Workshop in Zanesville, Ohio has been posted to the website.

You do NOT need to submit work for the workshop to attend, and you do NOT need to be a paid OWA member.

To access the stories, log in at OhioWriters.org. If you don’t have an account, you can create one for free by registering here.

After you log in, navigate to “Workshop Materials and Information.”  On this page, there is a link to download a ZIP folder which contains the stories we’ll be critiquing at this workshop.

Please do your best to read as many of these stories as you can before you arrive, so that we’re all prepared to provide productive feedback to the authors who have submitted them.

Questions? Please check out our Workshop FAQ, or contact us.

LAST CALL: Central Ohio Writers’ Workshop – August 1st, 2018 at 7pm

To have your work peer-reviewed at our Central Ohio writers’ workshop on August 1, please email it to workshops@ohiowriters.org this weekend! All work must be received by 7am on Monday morning, July 23.

This workshop will be held at the Pizza Cottage in Pickerington. The address is 1000 Old Diley Rd, Pickerington, OH 43147 (click for map).  The party room is reserved under “Ohio Writers’ Association.”  Please bring a few bucks to chip in for pizza or to grab a drink.

We will begin this workshop promptly at 7pm.

You do NOT need to be a paid member of OWA to submit work for peer review or to attend this workshop. And you may attend without submitting anything for review.

All workshop attendees are encouraged to download all of the stories prior to the workshop and to read them in advance.

SUBMISSIONS: If you’re able, please submit your work as a PDF document. Submissions must be less than 10,000 words, and must be received by 7am on Monday, July 23rd.

Note that if you’d like feedback on a novel section, 10,000 words is a lot of material. We recommend choosing a natural breaking section closer to 3,000-5,000 words.

All of the stories selected for the workshop will be posted to our website no later than the end of the day on Tuesday, July 24th, 2018, so that everyone can download them, read them in advance, and prepare their feedback.

Questions? Please see our Workshop FAQ Page, or contact us at workshops@ohiowriters.org.

Can’t make it to the writers’ workshop? Paid members of OWA have 24/7 access to our online feedback forum.  Become a member today.

Columbus Writers’ Workshop – Wednesday, August 1 at 7pm

Our next writers’ workshop will be in Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday, August 1 at 7pm.  UPDATE: This workshop will be held at the Pizza Cottage in Pickerington, Ohio. The address is 1000 Old Diley Rd, Pickerington, OH 43147 (click for map). The party room is reserved under “Ohio Writers’ Association.”

This is a peer critique for short fiction, essays, poetry and novel chapters. All are welcome to attend. You do NOT need to be an OWA member to attend. And you do NOT need to submit any work to attend, you’re welcome to come and provide feedback to others.

If you would like your work critiqued by the group, please email it to workshops@ohiowriters.org no later than 7am on Monday morning, July 23rd.

If you’re able, please submit your work as a PDF document. Submissions must be less than 10,000 words.

All of the stories selected for the workshop will be posted to our website no later than the end of the day on Tuesday, July 24th, 2018, so that everyone can download them, read them in advance, and prepare their feedback.

Questions? Please see our Workshop FAQ Page, or contact us at workshops@ohiowriters.org.

Can’t make it to the writers’ workshop? Paid members of OWA have 24/7 access to our online feedback forum.  Become a member today.

Zanesville Writers’ Workshop – July 3, 2018 Stories Posted

The story packet for the July 3rd Writers’ Workshop in Zanesville, Ohio has been posted to the website.

You do NOT need to submit work for the workshop to attend, and you do NOT need to be a paid OWA member.

To access the stories, log in at OhioWriters.org. If you don’t have an account, you can create one for free by registering here.

After you log in, navigate to “Workshop Materials and Information.”  On this page, there is a link to download a ZIP folder which contains the stories we’ll be critiquing at this workshop.

Please do your best to read as many of these stories as you can before you arrive, so that we’re all prepared to provide productive feedback to the authors who have submitted them.

Questions? Please check out our Workshop FAQ, or contact us.

Zanesville Writers’ Workshop – July 3, 2018

We are partnering with Y-City Writers to offer a writers’ workshop in Zanesville on July 3, 2018 at 6:30pm.  This workshop will be held at 47 S. 7th St., Zanesville, OH 43701, parking is available across the street.

This is a peer critique for short fiction, essays, poetry and novel chapters. All are welcome to attend. You do NOT need to be an OWA member to attend. And you do NOT need to submit any work to attend, you’re welcome to come and provide feedback to others.

If you would like your work critiqued by the group, please email it to workshops@ohiowriters.org no later than 7am on Monday morning, June 25th.

If you’re able, please submit your work as a PDF document. Submissions must be less than 10,000 words.

All of the stories selected for the workshop will be posted to our website no later than the end of the day on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, so that everyone can download them, read them in advance, and prepare their feedback.

Questions? Please see our Workshop FAQ Page, or contact us at workshops@ohiowriters.org.

Can’t make it to the writers’ workshop? Paid members of OWA have 24/7 access to our online feedback forumBecome a member today.

December Workshop Cancelled

Workshoppers,

We know the holidays are a busy time for everybody, so we will be cancelling the short story and novel workshops for December. Feel free to post a story on our writer’s forum in the meantime! You must have a free membership to access the writer’s forum. If you don’t have one, create a free membership here.

Stay tuned for more info regarding the date and location of our next workshop and always feel free to check the calendar.

Questions? Contact us or check out our Workshop FAQ.

Today’s the Big Day!

Workshoppers,

It’s the last Wednesday of the month, so you know what that means—November’s writers’ workshop is finally here.

All are welcome. You do NOT have to be a member to attend or participate. We encourage everyone to come check out the workshop even if you don’t have a story being reviewed. Peer feedback is what makes this work, so everyone’s input is valuable!

We’ve got some really great stories we’ll review tonight, all of which can be found HERE. You must log in to your free account to access the stories. If you don’t have a free account, create one here.

We’ll be at the Claddagh Irish Pub and Restaurant, located at 585 S Front St., Columbus, OH 43215. Come join us at Claddagh in the Brewery District for awesome short stories, great drinks, and yummy food. Feel free to stop by early for food and drinks. You can find metered parking right out front and on nearby streets.

We will also be reviewing John Tierny’s novel tonight at the same time and location.

Questions? Contact us or check out our Workshop FAQ.

See you tonight!

November Workshop Materials Available

Workshoppers,

We’ve got some great stories for you this month, all of which are now available HERE. You must log in to your free account to access workshop materials. If you don’t have a free account, create one here.

All are welcome. You do NOT have to be a member to submit work, attend or participate.

Meet us on Wednesday (11/30) at the Claddagh Irish Pub and Restaurant, located on 585 S Front St., Columbus, OH 43215. We will also be reviewing John Tierny’s novel at the same time and location as the short story workshop. You can check out John’s novel here.

Questions? Contact us or check out our Workshop FAQ.

See you on Wednesday!

Submit Before Midnight Tonight!


Workshoppers,

Send your story to workshops@ohiowriters.org by 11:59pm tonight (11/23) to have it included in our peer review next week on Wednesday (11/30). Remember, you must be present to receive feedback, so please only submit work if you’re confident you can attend.

We will let all writers know whether or not their work has been included in the workshop as soon as we can. Stories will be posted to the CCC website here, so be sure to keep an eye out! You must log into your free account to access workshop materials. If you don’t have a free account, create one here.

For novel workshoppers, we’ll be reviewing John Tierny’s novel The Marvelous Sins of Arthur McGuiness; you can find John’s novel here.

Questions? Contact us or check out our Workshop FAQ.