Weekly: Wednesdays from 9:30-11:30 am
Johnson County Offices, 6000 Lamar, Mission, KS
Heartland Writers for Kids and Teens has a long-standing critique group that meets on Wednesday mornings. Wednesday group is open to writers (published or unpublished, beginner or experienced) of children’s literature. For anyone wishing to attend Wednesday group, please note that on occasion the Lamar venue is unavailable and the group meets at an alternate site. Prospective members (to the critique group, not Heartland Writers) should plan to visit a couple of times to see how the group functions before having a manuscript read. For more information regarding Wednesday group, contact moderator Judy Hyde.
Monthly: Mondays at 6:30 pm
YA ONLY: meets the first Monday of the month at the Applebee’s on 103rd and State Line. We have one opening, serious people only please–beginners welcome if they are ready to work. Contact Lisha Cauthen for more info.
Monthly: Tuesdays at 7:00 pm
The night critique group meets once a month and is currently full. Its members include Victoria Dixon (Adult Historical Fantasy), Lisa Cindrich (MG Urban Fantasy), Angela Cervantes (Contemporary MG) Tessa Elwood (YA Fantasy), and Jane True (Contemporary YA). Contact Victoria or Lisa for more info.
The Northland Critique group meets once or twice a month. At Jeana Tetzlaff’s house. Email or call Jeana at 816-453-8956 for more info.
Unavailable for these groups?
Heartland Writers for Kids and Teens members who are not able to meet on Wednesdays are welcome to form smaller critique groups in the evening or on weekends. On occasion, Heartland Writers has a group-wide critique event especially for those members who don’t belong to any satellite critique group. Heartland Writers for Kids and Teens also has an online ListServ chat room where members can post questions and keep up with the latest news. For more info email ask-at-heartlandwriters.com.