Sunday, December 18, 2011

Event: Writers' Guild Of Texas Monthly Meeting---Monday, December 19, 2011

WRITERS' GUILD OF TEXAS MONTHLY MEETING

Monday, 19 December 2011

7-8:30 p.m.

Topic: WGT HOLIDAY NETWORKING EXTRAVAGANZA

Speaker: WGT All-Stars

Richardson Public Library
900 Civic Center Dr.
Richardson TX 75080
Basement Room

Next is the WGT HOLIDAY NETWORKING EXTRAVAGANZA, Mon. Dec. 19, 7 pm!!!

*Games! *Door-prizes! *Refreshments! 

Bring your business cards, any books you have published, promotional materials for your business, and a holiday treat to share. Bring all your writing/editing/publishing/marketing/creative friends!!!

Election of New Board Members

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The Writers' Guild of Texas PCS (Planned Critique Sessions) has been cancelled for the rest of 2011. Check the WGT website, http:/writersguildoftexas.org/joomla/, for January start-up information. Participants present their own work, receive feedback from fellow members.

Participants of the current group, please contact Earl Stubbs, earlstubbs34@gmail.com, 214.683.2489, for meeting information.
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Please welcome John Vance as WGT’s new Membership Chair.

Annual 2012 WGT dues of $20.00 may be paid at meetings, by mail to Writers' Guild of Texas, 6009 W. Parker Road, Suite 149-175, Plano TX 75093, or online at http:/writersguildoftexas.org/joomla/.

All WGT events located at the Richardson Public Library are free and open to the public. For information on the sponsoring organization, visit http://writersguildoftexas.org/joomla/

Monday, 16 January 2012: Diane Kelly, Tax/Business Tips for Writers

Monday, 20 February 2012: Christine Perez, Writing for Magazines and Newspapers

Monday, 19 March 2012: Carmen Goldthwaite, Narrative Non-fiction

Monday, 16 April 2012: Mike Farris, Literary Agents

Monday, 21 May 16, 2012: Rachel Simeone, High Impact Book Marketing

All Writers' Guild of Texas events held at the Richardson Public Library are free and open to the public. Visit WGT's website: http://writersguildoftexas.org/joomla/

Writers' Events Calendar (contact carol.woods@verizon.net to have your conferences, meetings, or other writing-related event listed here—no individual book signings, please): 

Tuesday, 17 January 2012: The Muse Literary Mingle. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Geisha Steak and Sushi, 3801 George Bush/I90 @ Coit. Happy hour and conversation with Minette Riordan of North Texas Kids Magazine. Share an informative, casual conversation with our featured author and meet other writers and publishing professionals. Learn about DFW’s thriving literary community. Sponsored by Preface Entertainment and Writers' Guild of Texas.

First Saturday each month: Dallas MWASW (Mystery Writers of America, Southwest). Texas Land & Cattle, 812 South Central Expressway, Richardson, TX 75080, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. $5.00 door fee, cash only. All who attend are invited to remain for lunch. Contact info: rebecca@rebeccarussell.com. Permission to forward.

The Dallas Area Writers Group (DAWG) put together a summer reading list—including a reading list for writers. Check it out! The more readers in the world—the more opportunities for writers! www.alanelliott.com

Second Saturday each month: North Texas Speculative Fiction Workshop. Meets every 2nd Saturday at the Hurst Barnes & Noble Bookstore, 6pm.http://www.ntsfw.com
 
Frisco Writers Meet-Up Groups: Day group meets every 3rd Thursday and night group every 2nd Tuesday. See website for more details. http://www.meetup.com/writers-749/

Visit http://www.writersleague.org/programs/classes.html for up-to-date information on Writer's League of Texas workshops held in Austin TX. 

Visit http://www.bulwer-lytton.com/ for guidelines to participate in the annual Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest.

The Writers' Guild of Texas is a nonprofit professional organization whose primary purpose is to provide a forum for information, support, and sharing among writers; to help members improve and market their writing skills; and to promote the interests of writers and the writing community.

If you don't wish to receive these announcements, please let me know.

Permission to forward this email is not only granted, but encouraged. Let's get the word out to as many in the writing community as possible.

Carol Woods, Communications
Writers' Guild of Texas

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