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Ottawa Independent Writers (OIW)

All OIW meetings take place on the last Wednesday of the month at the National Libraryof Canada, Room 156, 375 Wellington Street, Ottawa. Doors open at 6:30 pm for refreshments and conversation; presentations start at 7:00. Entrance is $10 for guests, free for members. Annual dues are $75 for adults, $50 for seniors and $30 for students. 

Cost: Members, free; non-members $10 (or half price if they purchase a book
written by an OIW member).

                                            About OIW.....

 Since 1984, OIW has provided a place where writers can share experiences and learn new aspects of their craft. We empathize and give you the tools necessary to improve your creation. While our emphasis is on the actual writing, we also focus on the business of writing and networking. OIW serves the general interests of all writers, from novice to seasoned scribe. Our members are involved in advertising, biography, business communications, children's literature, consumer affairs, drama, education, fiction and non-fiction, freelance writing, government, health, high technology, humour, literary publicity, magazines, music, mystery, journalism, novels, poetry, science, short stories, speculative fiction, speeches, screenwriting, travel, translation and more!

For more information, contact:

Randy Ray, publicity director, Ottawa Independent Writers
(613) 731-3873 - email: