Your prompt: Found on the Street. Your deadline: midnight, Oct 12. You get 500 words. We’re four prompts in to Flash Lit October and stacking up some fun, twisted, sexy tales. Every three days, I post a new prompt and you write the story. Or poem. Or blog post or narrative non-fiction piece — the choice is yours. You send the link to …

Your prompt: New Neighbor. Your deadline: midnight, Oct 9. You get 500 words. ~ CLOSED ~ It’s Flash Lit October and we’re waiting for you to jump in. I post the prompt and word count, you write the story. At the end of the month, members of To Live and Write in Alameda vote for their favorites. Of course we have awards and prizes! You …

Your prompt: Spider in the Shower. Your deadline: midnight, Oct 6. You get 500 words. ~ CLOSED ~ Did you miss your second chance to play along? There’s still time. It’s Flash Lit October and we’ve got more themes coming up. I post the prompt and word count, you write the story. At the end of the month, members of To Live and Write …

Your prompt: That Ain’t Right. Your deadline: Midnight, October 3. You get 500 words.  ~ CLOSED ~ Welcome to Flash Lit October! I post the prompt and word count, you write the story. At the end of the month, members of To Live and Write in Alameda vote for their favorites. Of course we have awards and prizes!You know you want to try your …

It’s an open mic without an amplification permit! Come on down to The Local in Alameda on the first Thursday of every month, sign up to read your work, choose from the box of mic-like props, and let loose with your 3-minute take on the theme for November: A Thing I Wrote Last Month. Who: Hosted and produced by Bronwyn Emery and a …

Wine. Nibbles. Neighbors. It’s a story time for grown ups! Join us on the third Thursday of every month, January through October, for an evening of storytelling in a popular book store in a bustling downtown, presented by members of To Live and Write in Alameda. This monthly showcase of our literary endeavors has a little something for everyone: Tears, laughter, introspection, inspiration, …

Check out the calendar for details. Write-ins. They’re like meet-ups, only better, because you get to get some writing done! Write-Ins are for those among us who like to write in the company of other people but are serious about getting some work done. The rules are: Get your beverage, open to your page, and save the talking for later. We encourage you to …