Upcoming 2013 events include:
Monday, April 15, 2013 “The Anatomy of a Writer’s Blog”
Author Wendi Pierce will introduce blogging as a way for writers to try out ideas, to write more consistently and regularly, and to engage with an audience. She will focus on the components of a successful and effective blog post. Pierce now serves as chair of the English Department at Tarrant County College Northwest, and has taught at Soutern Methodist University, Brookhaven College, Collin County Community College, and El Centro College. Wendi is co-author of “Historic Road Trips from Dallas/Fort Worth”,”a book which provides a road map of driving trips throughout Texas and a narrative history of the tiny towns, historic markets, and frontier battles along the way.
Save the Date for our April Workshop, Saturday, April 20, 2013!
Published author Jaye Wells will teach our craft of writing workshop this spring. (More details to come at our February meeting.) Jaye’s Sabina Kane series is available at bookstores and on Amazon. Her background prior to publishing was as a magazine editor and freelance writer. Read more about Jaye at her website at www.jayewells.com .
Monday, May 20, 2013
“The Gumption of Assumption: Dissolving the Barriers between Writers and Audiences”
Speaker Kim Jackson will discuss that often, the things we write are not the things that are understood because of the writer’s assumptions about the audience. This program examines the disconnect about what is written and what is read and how assumptions hinder communication.
Monday, June 17, 2013 Annual WGT “Read-In” Featuring the Work of Our Members
August 19,2013 - Laree Byant "The Business of Writing" - LaRee Bryant is the author of 7 historical novels and 2 non-fiction books. She's been a writing teacher and professional editor for almost 20 years and "ghosted" or "doctored" an impressive number of published books.
September 16,2013 - Jill Allison Bryan "Writing Past Procrastination, Perfectionism and Perfectly Good Excuses-5 Fun Ways to Jump Start Your Creativity." - An interactive presentation tailored specifically for writing groups that will address the issues of creative blocks and share fun, easy ways to move past them and onto what you all really love - writing! Jill is a certified Kaizen- Muse Creativity Coach, a writer, blogger, songwriter and email@example.com http://www.creativeoasiscoaching.com/index.html
The WGT meets on the third Monday of each month from 7:00 p.m to 8:30 p.m. in the basement conference room of the Richardson Public Library,900 Civic Center Drive, Richardson, Texas 75080.
You may now pay your 2013 dues of $25.00. Mail your check to:
Writers' Guild of Texas
6009 W. Parker Road, Suite 149-175
Plano, Texas 75093
WRITERS GUILD OF TEXAS