A writing experiment

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Our Creative Quills Writing Group first created broadsides.

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Here we are at  our writer's booth that we had at the El Reno Burger Day Festival in 2016!

About Creative Quills

What We Do

Our First Book Alternate Perspectives

Our first book was based on a writing exercise that instructed authors to write a story from a non-human perspective..


Our Second Book Tales and Trails: A Western Odyssey

Our second book is a book of short stories with a Western flair.


We are currently at work on our third book, a book of Childhood Tales

Every other week, we offer writing exercises and projects, advice for contests and other events, such as National Novel Writing Month and Open Mic nights, and moral support for writers and creative artists. 

We do writing exercises, enter contests & open mic nights, local events, radio shows, and work at getting published and making money doing the same.

Our writers are not only learning the ins and outs of book publishing and marketing, but we are exploring all our creative writing gifts.

The goal is to jump start creativity for writers, then help them get published, receive credit, money, and  for our writings.  We have a lot of fun and hope that you will join us!

We write on!

What We've Accomplished

Poetry Chapbooks

Then we created a chapbook filled with haiku poetry and other writings.

The Creative Quills Writing Group was started at the request of former Library Director Amy Brandley and El Reno musician Colin Forsey.  Their vision was to show the creative abilities of residents in the greater El Reno area.  When writer/editor Andrea Foster walked into the El Reno Carnegie Library to tell Amy about the Write, Publish, & Market Your Book course at CVTech in March 2015, the three decided to offer a free writing group at the library for Poetry Month. 

That group continues on under Andrea and new Library Director Penny Beals, having added fiction and writing exercises and workshops ever since.  Reno City is one of those exercises.