Writer’s Groups and Conferences

Take a look the growing number of writer’s groups and gatherings below. Join one or join them all and become the best writer you can be!


Writers of St. Charles County is a Facebook group for all things writing, in St. Charles County and surrounding areas of MO.Those who self publish, are traditionally published, or just starting out, are welcome to join us. Are you a blogger, journalist, or librarian? We also encourage those who are illustrators and editors to get involved in the conversation.
While we do not have regular meetings outside of our online presence, many of our members take part in local activities, teach classes, hold seminars, and get together in order to build awareness and create interest in our literary endeavors. If you live in the area and would like to become a member, just click the link and send a request. We look forward to meeting you!


Saturday Writers meet most last Saturdays of the month at the St. Peters Cultural Arts Centre for more information CLICK HERE

Shut Up & Write! St. Louis

Saint Louis, MO
114 Writers

Shut Up & Write! helps writers tell their story. We offer free, weekly, nation-wide events that foster local writing communities. Our Meetups help members reach their writing …

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Shut Up & Write! St Louis

Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018, 7:00 PM
6 Attending

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Shut Up and Write! St. Charles

Saint Charles, MO
15 Members

Calling all writers! Shut Up and Write! St. Charles is open to all writers, both fiction and non-fiction, of any genre. We will get together, and support each other in our eff…

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The St. Louis Writers Meetup Group

Saint Louis, MO
2,336 Writers

Are you a writer? Are you in or around St. Louis? Then you’ve come to the right place. Looking for a discussion of writing tips and tricks from novices and veterans? Looking t…

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The Writer’s Conference at Gateway Con
Full Schedule will be posted closer to the event.
Friday, June 15, 2018  12pm-5pm 
3 Workshops 
Master Classes
First Page Read – bring 5 copies of the first two pages of your manuscript
Genre Talk – Genre Specific Cocktail Party 
Saturday, June 16, 2018  9am-6pm 
19 Workshops and Panels 
Gala Luncheon 
In-Person and Remote Pitch Sessions with Lit Agents and Publishers
Sunday, June 17, 2018   10am-1pm 
7 Workshops and Panels 

Write Pack Radio – Live Podcast


Welcome to the home of PENNED CON, where we bring authors and readers together for the chance to mingle, have fun and raise money for Autism. We are gearing up for our 5th year and wow, are we ever excited!  From inspiring keynote speakers, informative panels and workshops, 2 full days of book signing access with over 150 authors, our first ever VIP murder mystery party, Red Coat PR DJ party with our very own Lip Sync Battle, and a Roaring 20s themed awards party, the fun never stops!