MWA strives to:
- Bring together writers of all levels and disciplines
- Serve as an information resource
- Help members make contacts that lead to publication
- Encourage writers to reach their full potential, and
- Promote writing within the community.
MWA’s diverse membership ranges from professional freelancers and published authors, to writers aspiring to be published and those who write as a creative outlet. Our members hail from all over Maryland.
Members produce both nonfiction and fiction, including novels, short stories, poetry, plays, scripts, speeches, feature articles, and essays. Some work in specific genres such as romance, science fiction, thriller, fantasy, children’s literature, travel writing, or biography.
- Among MWA’s activities and services:
- Monthly meetings with speakers
- Annual writers’ conference
- Member newsletter, Pen in Hand
- Complimentary subscription to the creative journal Scribble
- Writing workshops
- Literary contests
- Writing projects for children