Join Write by the Rails and enjoy monthly enrichment activities and a variety of events designed to help you grow. We meet regularly at local venues that support the literary community and the arts. We maintain an events calendar. We also announce monthly meetings in our newsletters and our membership Facebook group. We maintain a public Facebook page that anyone can follow.
Spilled Ink is an open mic night that celebrates the written word. Join local authors, poets, and scribblers as they read their work. All are welcome to listen or read. The event is held at Jirani Coffee House every fourth Friday of the month from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. Please revise work to a PG-13 rating prior to reading!
An anthology, New Departures reflects the diverse ideas and creative work of Write by Rails's membership. In this first WbtR publication, members offer poetry, fiction, nonfiction and even a merge of genres.
In this unique anthology, Write by the Rails showcases Twitter-friendly writings by 22 members and friends who took part in a three-month social media campaign. #BackOnTrackNowserves as a reflection of the times and an effort to change the discourse of social media.