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Do You Have a Book in You?

Check out Spokane Authors!

We are authors of all ages and various levels of accomplishment, from those published by NY houses, to writers just starting out. Our organization is a place to network, to learn about publishing and promotion, and to make new friends who understand the writing life.

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Many members of Spokane Authors are available to speak to various groups and organizations.  Go to “Members” at left and click on names with a triple asterisk (***) to find contact information, subject matter, and expected (if any) compensation. 


Spokane Authors

Now meets the SECOND FRIDAY of the month at:

Sans Souci West Club House

3231 W. Boone Ave.

Spokane, Washington

We get underway at 2:00 pm.

Go west on Boone Ave. and cross N. Summit Blvd.  Once through the gate, bear to the left, then down the hill, turn right at the sign that says “office,” and then turn right again at the next sign that says “office.” PLEASE MIND THE 10 MPH LIMIT!




Spokane Authors

also meets on the THIRD SATURDAY of the month at:

St. Francis of Assisi

(social hall)

1104 W. Heroy Ave.

Spokane, WA

These meetings will also begin at 2:00 pm. and we must be out by 4:00 pm



Join us on Friday, July 12, 2024

This will be our second meeting at the Sans Souci Club House at the far western end of Boone Ave.  We’ll continue to discuss the creative part of writing, complete with some unique and clever writing prompts.  We will see what members came up with using writing prompts selected at a previous meeting.  We’ll also discuss compilation of a catalog for our members books, and possibly publishing a new anthology. 


Join us on Saturday, July 20, 2024

We will continue to have an open forum relating to the craft of writing. We may also have a chance to see what members have done with the writing prompts mentioned above.


The “PROGRAMS” page (to the left) is where you can learn about upcoming Spokane Authors meetings, member events, group events, and other writer related happenings in the local area.


Read about our June 2024 meetings!

Read about our May 2023 meetings!


View videos of our presentations at:

SASP on YouTube




(If the link(s) don’t take you to the site, or show an error, try opening either one in another window.)


Visit “Members” at left to learn more about our members and their books

The latest edition of SASP NEWS now known as SPOKANE AUTHORS GAZETTE, is available via “Newsletters”

“NEWS” lists books by current and recently current members that are available on Amazon/Kindle


A Free Read!

SASP Member J. B. Rivard has offered to let us post his latest work on our web-site. Find Dangerous Parallel by clicking above.


A Member Web-Site you might want to visit!

Elinor Young


Click here

for a list of local Artists, illustrators, photographers

 willing to work with local authors to create cover illustrations and more


          Beginning in June 2024, we meet on the second Friday of each month at the Sans Souci Club House, 3231 W. Boone Ave., Spokane, WA.  Ideally the meeting room will be available by 1:30 PM and the meeting starts at 2:00 PM, when we introduce any guests in attendance, our featured speaker or other event.  Following our premier event, we break for 15 minutes and then reconvene for club business and reports from members and guests about their writing, publishing, and marketing efforts.

          We also meet on the third Friday of each month in the social hall of St. Francis of Assisi, 1104 W. Heroy Ave., Spokane, WA. These meetings also start at 2:00 pm

          We encourage members to bring and display their published books at our meetings. There is a table where you can place your books for viewing or sale.  You may also donate books or other items of interest as door prizes.

          At our Friday meeting we usually hold a drawing for any donated books or items for SASP paid members. Guests and unpaid members may purchase a drawing ticket for $1. (Members may also purchase additional tickets for $1.)

          We invite and encourage guests to attend our meetings. We are sure you will find help and encouragement from fellow writers and will want to join us. We enthusiastically welcome guests of individual SASP members.

          To join Spokane Authors, simply attend a meeting and pay your dues for the year. If you cannot attend, mail your dues and contact information to the address below.

          Membership dues of $15 are due in January. (Initial dues are $15 if joining in December, January, February or March; $10 if joining in April, May, June, or July; and $5 if joining in August, September, October or November.) To avoid being dropped from our roster and Web-site, please mail your renewal to: Spokane Authors, P.O. Box 18573, Spokane, WA 99228-0573.

          Membership dues are the only individual expense associated with membership in Spokane Authors.  If you wish, you may contribute to the fund for supplying refreshments for our members and guests.

          Chuck O’Connor, Elmer Freeman, Joe Meiners, and Dan Volmer established this non-profit organization. They wanted to share with others their interests in writing, producing, and publishing their own books. SASP held its first public meeting November 1998. The founders want members to share their experience, expertise, and resources for mutual benefit. Membership is open to anyone, published or unpublished, who is interested in self-publishing. (Over the past ten years the organization has grown to include writers, poets, photographers, artists, and illustrators, and those attempting traditional as well as self-publishing.)


Here are our bylaws.


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