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On Writing Groups

San Francisco is rich with many things, and one of my favorite things it is rich with is writers.  On absolutely any day there are at least five different literary things going on all around the city (and sometimes more like fifteen).  The independent bookstores here are fabulous, the history of writers that have called SF home a diverse blend of fantastic and obscure, and creative types are forever pushing the limit of what a book is or where it might be found.  (Case in point, my new favorite newstand on Market Street).  I am totally spoiled with opportunities to hear readings, attend classes, and soak up the literary scene.  I love it.

One of the rich things that comes from all this richness is the opportunity to find and participate in many different kinds of writing groups.  While I am forever grateful for the world wide network of writers that I can connect with through facebook and twitter, there's nothing like meeting another writer in person and being able to go on and o…