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INFORMATIVE & FUN:  The NSW's September meeting hosted Liz Tucker, who taught North State Writers 'The Heart of the Story' by exploring craft techniques that develop and infuse theme into the writer's works.


October 21st: NSW Hosts Virginia Partain, Paradise High Creative Writing Instructor and Teacher of the Year

​North State Writers Up & Coming Events

California Writers Club

Founded in 1909 the CWC is one of the nation’s oldest professional clubs for writers.

How To Color Your Writing

Learn how to use metaphors, similes, and character and setting descriptions.



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     Curious Things, A Compilation of Curiously

     Disturbing & Sometimes Horrifying Stories

Fun-Time at the 2019

NSW Member's Picnic


Time to renew your CWC/NSW membership for 2019-2020

 All regular (non-lifetime) memberships, including half-year, expire July 1st
Renewed memberships extend through June 30, 2020 ANNUAL RENEWAL dues are $45 and payable via PayPal, or by money order, cash or check payable to North State Writers and mailed to:

                                                                      North State Writers
                                                                      P.O. Box 6734
                                                                      Chico, CA. 95927-6734

 *Renewals are also being accepted at the general meetings Membership Table.Type your paragraph here.

WELCOME To North State Writers

North State Writers (NSW) is a chartered branch of the California Writers Club. The NSW is a non-profit organization bringing together professional authors, novice writers, and all others within the authorial realm in a creative and supportive atmosphere. Members share their knowledge and skills through critique groups, at general meetings and during conferences and workshops. Non-published members gain experience, encouragement, and guidance to help them become published writers. Meetings are positive, uplifting events meant to inspire and motivate all its members. 

​​North State Writers is open to all writers, editors, illustrators, publishers, & agents  regardless of their level of experience. 

  • Network with other authors, editors, agents, publishers,  illustrators
  • Acquire writing techniques to hone your craft
  • Learn how to market your work 
  • Make use of a variety of Mentoring & Educational Workshops​