2nd & 4th Tuesdays (3 to 4:30 PM CT)

What are Open Writes?

Join Ana McCracken, founder of the Ames Writers Collective, for Open Writes on Zoom. We sign on, check in, then write together in community uninterrupted for 90 minutes. At the end of our session, we regroup and share about our writing successes.

What to write during an Open Write? Start writing a new story. Edit a draft manuscript. Suggest a writing prompt to the group. Write a query letter. The writing possibilities are endless. Writing in community creates synergy, and open writes provide structure for deadlines.

Open Writes are a free Ames Writers Collective Community Outreach Program. To receive the Zoom link, email Ana.

If you are interested in starting a group of your own, email us.