President's Welcome​

If you are interested in some aspect of writing, you have come to the right place.  We are an energetic, fully involved writing club for the beginning to experienced writers of all genres; fiction, non-fiction, poetry.  Our membership includes not only writers but photographers, editors, and artists. 


Our main goal is to help each other and support our member's ambitions in whatever avenue of writing they choose.  In that vein, we have professional speakers for every meeting. The topics cover craft, self-publishing, marketing, and a myriad of other topics all to benefit our member’s needs.  We have a monthly critique group for members to help guide each other.  Also, we have published a yearly anthology where members contribute their stories.  These books give you publishing rights and enhance your resume.  


Our members would be thrilled to see you at one of our meetings.  They are free and open to the public.

Cathy Chase, President
North State Writers (NSW)

North State Writers promotes the art and craft of writing across genres, connecting writers, editors, illustrators, publishers, reviewers, agents, and others interested in the continual renewal of creative thought and the written word. As our membership grows, so will our opportunities for everyone to participate in the activities of the club. Whichever genre you may work in, NSW is a place to find mentors and friends through smaller writing and critique groups, “open mic” nights, and other offerings as they are developed.

Our meetings are the 3rd Monday of each month. 6:00 pm Social time, meeting starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m. and are held at the Veteran's Memorial Hall, 554 Rio Lindo Ave in Chico.


NSW Serves Northern California

North State Writers has a service area covering Northern California from Yuba and Sutter counties on the south to the Oregon border on the north; and from the slopes of the Coastal Range on the west, to the Nevada border on the east. Our hope is that, through outreach, we can provide programs, workshops, writing contests, and networking support to serve the literary needs of novice and professional writers throughout the region.

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