Osceola County


Celebration Children’s Writers Group

Group leader: Jan Eldredge

Contact info: Jan@JEldritch.com

Date this form was submitted: 01-24-16

When, where, and how often the group meets: Celebration, FL, Every first and third Tuesday, 10 AM – Noon

Members in group: 8

Open to new members? The group is currently closed to new members

Anyone wishing to be placed on a waiting list is welcome to send a writing sample of the first 20 pages of their MG or YA manuscript to Jan Eldredge at Jan@jeldritch.com

Focus/Genres:  Middle Grade and Young Adult


Celebration Children’s Writers Gathering

Group leader: Jan Eldredge

Contact info: Jan@JEldritch.com

Date this form was submitted: 01-15-15

When, where, and how often the group meets: Celebration, FL (The Disney Area) Meetings take place every fourth Monday, 7:00pm-8:45pm at the West Osceola Branch Library located at 305 Campus Street , Celebration, FL 34747.

Members in group: Currently 27

Open to new members? Yes. We are open to new members.

Focus/Genres: The Celebration Children’s Writers Group is a gathering of adult authors who write for children. Writers of Picture Books, Chapter Books, Middle Grade Books, and Young Adult Books are welcome. Members offer advice, share writing tips, and brainstorm together in a positive and supportive environment.


Osceola - OWLS

Group leader: Marlana Antifit

Contact info: MarlanaAntifit@hotmail.com 

Date this form was submitted: 1-18-16

When, where, and how often the group meets:  Every Monday, Panera Bread — 1483 E. Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, FL

Members in group: 7 Full Time Members, 2 on hiatus 

Open to new members? Not at this time.

* Anyone wishing to be placed on a waiting list is welcome to send a writing sample of the first 20 pages of their MG or YA manuscript to MarlanaAntifit@hotmail.com.

What to bring to meetings: Submissions are requested by Saturday before 5PM. Every member in attendance (whether they submitted or not) are expected to critique the pages turned in. Feedback can be penned or through Track Changes in MS Word. Hard copies or electronic copies are fine as long as the person receiving the feedback has a take away.

Focus/Genres: YA and MG. We are no longer accepting PB.