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.

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Upcoming Events

Craft Chat: Planning Your Writing Career with Heather Kelly

creative business plan craft chat (2)-page-0These days, being a writer requires more than simply creating stories. On top of perfecting your craft, you need to be a marketer, tech guru, and so much more. How can you balance all of these demands without losing your way? By having a writing business plan!

Join The Writers’ Loft founder Heather Kelly as she shares strategies for mapping out your creative goals and gives you the tools to craft your own writing business plan.

This event is free and open to all.

Scribe & Snack Write-In

Lemon CookiesUp your word count on Friday, April 10th from 11:30am-3pm* during our Scribe & Snack Write-In. Drop in for all or part of the day to write. Take a break to chat over bagged lunches (we’ll provide the tea and coffee). This meeting will feature the April Showers Glazed Lemon Cookies from Hayley Barrett.

*Note: This Hayley led Write-In is taking place on the 2nd Thursday of April from 11:30-3, as opposed to the usual 3rd Thursday from 10-2.

This event is open to all. donation; Members Free.

Inaugural Marketing Rally Team Meeting

Selling books can be a lot of work. Maybe our Marketing Rally Team can share the load. On Wednesday, May 20th at 7pm we’ll generate ideas, share tips, and brainstorm ways to support each other.

This group is open to everyone – published or aspiring — and might be the right place for you if:

  • You have questions about book marketing
  • Need help with marketing
  • Want to get better at marketing
  • Even if marketing is your worst nightmare!


  • You have some background in marketing
  • You know some clever marketing ideas you’d like to share
  • You would love to support Lofters with their marketing endeavors

Marketing can be more fun and more productive if we work as a team! We hope to make this a monthly group.

This event is open to all. donation; Members Free.

And more coming soon …


Past Events

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