Events: Drop-In Programs Open All
The Loft hosts Craft Chats, Panel Discussions, Write-Ins, Social Events, Book Parties, and more. Everyone is welcome at any event on this page, even if you are new to the Loft! No registration necessary. Feel free to drop an email to writersloftma (at) gmail (dot) com if you have questions or are interested in attending.
Attendance is usually free (or discounted) for Members of the Loft. Donations are requested from non-members for all events other than Social.
Chapter Book Craft Chat. On Tuesday, May 13th at 7:30pm, Miriam Glassman, author and illustrator of the acclaimed chapter book Call Me Oklahoma, will lead an informal discussion on tips and techniques for creating chapter books for young readers. Whether you’re a chapter book pro or a newbie, come join us for this info-packed event. This event is free and open to all.
World-Building Panel. On Sunday, May 25th at 2pm, fantasy authors Leah Cypess, Erin Cashman, AC Gaughen, and Adi Rule will discuss their writing process, highlight the particular challenges of creating fantastical settings, and share their world-building tips. (Loft Members: Free, Other Attendees: Donation)
Comedy Improv for Writers On Saturday, June 21st at 2pm, join comedian Josh Poirier as he teaches us how to find “the funny” in anything using both Stand-Up and Improvisational comedy techniques. Learn how to build humor through emotion that can connect with anyone. (Annual and Quarterly Loft Members: Free, Other Attendees: Donation)
Loft Family Picnic. Join the Loft family or bring your own on Saturday, June 28th at 2pm. Open to all!
High Tea at the Loft. Join us on Sunday, July 27th at 3pm for an afternoon of sipping tea, nibbling on scones, and admiring each other’s fascinators and top hats. All are welcome!
Second Annual Summer Write-In. On Saturday, August 2nd, join us for the second annual all-day summer write-in. More details to come soon…
And more coming soon …