Writers Meet-Up A writers meet-up would be a regularly scheduled group that gathers in a casual environment for the purpose of writing in community, from generating new material to focusing on current projects to sharing information and creative energy. OK * 1. If you're local to the Milwaukee area, how often would you to drive to West Allis, WI for a writers meet-up? Monthly Every two weeks Once in a while Never OK * 2. If distance was an issue, would connecting online (Google hangouts, Skype, etc.) make it more likely for you to participate? Yes, for sure! Yes, but it depends on the day and time. No, technology is not my friend. No, I'd much rather participate in person. OK * 3. If you were able to participate, online or in person, how long would you be willing to meet? One hour. Two hour max. Two hours with a break and snacks. OK * 4. What would you like to see in a meet-up, as far as structure? (Check all that apply.) An opportunity for generating new work--meaning prompt writing only. 10-minute craft talks and prompt writing. Timed writing sprints. Prompt writing plus sharing of writing resources, recent favorite reads, submissions opps. Short prompt writing plus focused writing on individual projects. Prompt writing then reading work aloud. All of the above. OK * 5. What fee structure best fits your needs and expectations for a regularly scheduled writers meet-up? Pay as you go: $5-10 session, since I'm not sure I could attend regularly. Monthly membership/subscription fee of $10-15 for the space, facilitator, and focused writing. Quarterly membership/subscription fee of $50-60, which includes a meet-up with a more in-depth structure. I'm really hoping to join a group that meets for free. OK * 6. Other thoughts, ideas, or additional suggestions? Meaning, what am I forgetting? OK THANK YOU! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR ANSWERS.