Turning Points celebrates the 75th anniversary of Off Campus Writers' Workshop, a member-managed non-profit organization that has helped thousands of aspiring writers learn the art and craft of creative writing.
Our anthology project started in the autumn of 2019, with a session on the elements of short story writing led by Patricia McNair, an accomplished short story writer and gifted university educator. Since that time, our authors have written first drafts, subjected them to the rigors of critique group analysis, then worked with OCWW editors to refine and revise their works.
Our combined works represent a full spectrum of OCWW members, from those engaged in creative writing for the first time in their lives to established authors with many publishing credits to their names. What we have in common is a passion for creative writing and an eagerness to work together to make each person's writing better.
We hope you enjoy this collection, and we hope it's worthy of the 12 women who founded Off Campus Writers' Workshop all those years ago.