Vet HeaderAll past and present military personnel are invited to attend this FREE workshop held most first Thursdays of each month at MWC (3rd Floor, Bucktown, 225 E. 2nd Street, Davenport) from 1 to 3 p.m.

The workshop is open to all skill levels from beginner to published and all genres, including poetry, fiction (all lengths), and creative non-fiction. Sessions start with a discussion on a writing topic and end with a feedback session, sometimes with a writing exercise thrown in.

To receive a reminder about the meeting, please email You may read up to 5 pages during the meeting to receive feedback. Or simply come to listen and talk about writing. Please RSVP to or 563-324-1410 if you plan to attend.

The group is accompanied by a Facebook group where members can talk about writing between sessions.

If you have any questions, please email the workshop facilitator, Jodie Toohey, at

2016 Meeting Dates:

January 7, 2016
February 4, 2016
March 3, 2016
April 7, 2016
May 5, 2016
June 2, 2016
September 1, 2016
October 6, 2016
November 3, 2016
December 1, 2016