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For Writers & Adult Groups

Do you need a speaker for your book club, group, organization or classroom?

Contact my office at 806.655.4046

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Possible Topics:

Writing Your Family History; Providing a Valuable Legacy for Future Generations. YOU can do this, even if you’ve never written anything in your life. I’ll give you tips and tricks and options for self-publishing.

The History of Energy in the Texas Panhandle (based upon extensive research for my book OIL PEOPLE)

Topics of Interest to Writing Groups:

Characterization
Finding Sparks; Where Do Writers Look for Story Ideas
Critique Groups: How and Why They Work
Story Craft 101 for Newbie Writers: Back to Basics
The Road to Publication; Which Path Should You Take

Blogging every Monday:

Follow me along with my critique group every week on our blog  Wordsmith Six for articles about story craft and publishing.
Natalie Bright writes children’s literature, stories set in the west, inspirational fiction, freelance. (Mondays)
Rory C. Keel writes Biblical fiction, historical, short stories, creative nonfiction, devotionals (Tuesdays)
Cait Collins writes women’s fiction, plays, screenplays, short stories (Wednesday OutTakes)
Adam Huddleston writes fantasy and science fiction. (Thursdays)
Nandy Ekle writes women’s fiction, short stories, mysteries, horror novels (Freaky Friday)
James Barrington is a retired newspaper editor who writes inspirational and Christian fiction. (Saturdays)
Joe Nichols former rodeo cowboy, freelance writer, western novelist (A Pinch of Rodeo)

ADDC Region V Conference, Farmington, New Mexico

 

Add these to your story craft Reference Shelf:

  • Writing from the Soul by Jerry B. Jenkins
  • On Writing by Stephen King
  • Take Joy by Jane Yolen
  • Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
  • The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White
  • Writing Realistic Dialogue & Flash Fiction by Harvey Stanbrough
  • Punc-tu-a-tion for Writers by Harvey Stanbrough

While in Liberal speaking at Seward Co. Community College, we visited Dorothy’s House & the Historical Society.

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