Day: August 27, 2008

Beyond the Strip at Spiderhouse!

The WLT’s “Beyond the Strip” panel was a big hit! Despite the sultry evening and being moved around a bit at Spiderhouse, we had a crowd of around 50 people. The panelists gave a fascinating look at the world of comics, graphic novels, manga, etc. Kudos to our panelists: Paul

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2008 Fall Classes and Workshops

We have an exciting line-up of classes for this fall. Check back often for new additions. All classes and workshops are held at the WLT Office, 611 S. Congress Ave, Suite 130, Austin, TX, unless otherwise stated. Our classes, workshops, and conferences are open to the public, but members receive

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2008 Manuscript Contest Winners

The Writers’ League of Texas sponsors an annual manuscript contest for fiction, non-fiction children’s and young adult book writers. The winner in each category meets individually with an agent or editor during the annual Writers’ League of Texas Agents & Editors Conference. Check back this fall for information about the

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Having Trouble Coming Up with Rhymes?

Use these services. -http://www.rhymezone.com -http://www.rhymer.com -http://www.pangloss.com: Warning!Type in the first line of your poem and you’ll get a completley crappy poem. Example: ld have grew we stuck together , our love was the glue And my water buffalo goes “Cooooo!” oh that this too too sullied flesh -http://www.rhymegenerator.net -http://www.writeexpress.com

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More Upcoming Events

February 29, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Joe Bageant Discussion & Booksigning Join us for a discussion of Joe Bageant’s new book, Deer Hunting With Jesus: Dispatches from America’s Class War at the Writers’ League office, 611 South Congress Avenue, Suite 130, Austin. This event is FREE and open to the

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Advice For Aspiring Writers from Veteran Authors

Bookreporter.com, another website from The Book Report Network has been talking to authors since 1996. Here is a slew of advice from 75 authors who have been through the publishing wringer and have lived to tell us about it. Don’t wilt in discouragement – instead hear what these writers told

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Top 10 publishers

Random House, Inc. Simon & Schuster HarperCollins Publishers Penguin Putman Little Brown & Co. Nolo Press Thompson John Wiley & Sons Avon Books Houghton Mifflin

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Our members have blogs too!

http://www.dianefanning.com/aboutme/contactinfo.html http://joemoconnell.blogspot.com/2007/08/writers-league-of-texas.html http://www.marthahannah.com/journal/default.aspx http://kitfrazieroffleash.blogspot.com/

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Upcoming Contests

The Writers’ League of Texas sponsors an annual manuscript contest for fiction, non-fiction and children’s book writers. You are invited to submit a one-page synopsis and the first 10 pages of your unpublished manuscript to the League’s 10th Annual Manuscript Contest. Entry fee: $50 per submission Deadline: March 7, 2008

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Our Contact Information

Mailing Address: Writers’ League of Texas 611 S. Congress Ave, Suite 130 Austin, TX 78704 Office Hours: Monday-Friday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Central Time Zone) TEL: 512.499.8914 FAX: 512.499.0441

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