Writers Groups & Book Clubs

Rise Up!

More than a woke book club, this is your chance to discuss issues important to you, challenge your own perspective, and earn volunteer hours by helping your library and your community. Teens (13-18) choose from a list of diversity-focused books, meet for in-depth discussion, and will set goals for making a difference.

Hart Memorial Library
Friday, November 22nd
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In

Come write in and work towards your goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by November 30! 

Buenaventura Lakes Library
Sunday, November 24th
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

West Osceola Writers Group: Read-Aloud

For writers of all genres, share advice and writing tips in a positive and supportive environment. 

For more information, contact group leader Lara James at: rnljames@aol.com.
West Osceola Library
Monday, November 25th
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

West Osceola Writers Group: Writing Sprints

For writers of all genres, share advice and writing tips in a positive and supportive environment. 

For more information, contact group leader Lara James at: rnljames@aol.com.
West Osceola Library
Monday, December 2nd
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Osceola County Authors and Writers Club

Published authors and aspiring writers meet to read and discuss writings they are working on.  This is for serious writers wanting to get positive feedback and input on their work.  All writers welcome. 

St. Cloud Library
Wednesday, December 4th
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Rise Up!

More than a woke book club, this is your chance to discuss issues important to you, challenge your own perspective, and earn volunteer hours by helping your library and your community. Teens (13-18) choose from a list of diversity-focused books, meet for in-depth discussion, and will set goals for making a difference.

Hart Memorial Library
Friday, December 6th
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Word by Word: How to Publish a Book

Publishing a book is no easy task, but with enough dedication, education, and creativity, you can be a published author. Author Sarah Nicolas will discuss the process of both self and traditional publishing, including how to acquire a literary agent. ??Sarah Nicolas is a recovering mechanical engineer, library event planner, and author who lives in Orlando with a 60-lb mutt who thinks he's a chihuahua. Sarah writes YA novels as Sarah Nicolas and romance under the name Aria Kane. They have published both traditionally and independently, and have also worked in the publishing industry as an editorial intern, editorial assistant, publicist, publicity director, cover artist, and art director. Sarah is the current Managing Director for Pitch Wars. They are a contributor for Book Riot and are represented by Rebecca Podos of Rees Literary Agency.

December 7: Group meets at the Hart Memorial Library, 211 E. Dakin Avenue, Kissimmee FL 34741

December 21: Group meets at The Center Kissimmee, 21 W. Monument Avenue, Kissimmee FL 34741

Hart Memorial Library
Saturday, December 7th
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

West Osceola Writers Group: Roundtable

For writers of all genres, share advice and writing tips in a positive and supportive environment. 

For more information, contact group leader Lara James at: rnljames@aol.com.
West Osceola Library
Monday, December 9th
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM