October Third Thursday: “Debut Fiction: The Big (Publication) Day and Beyond”

Online via Zoom

This month, join us for the second conversation in our two-part conversation with debut novelists Alex McElroy, Stacey Swann, and Monica West.  In April, we spoke to these three authors about "The Road to Publication." (You can view that conversation here.) We're excited to welcome them back - six months later - to talk about … Continue reading October Third Thursday: “Debut Fiction: The Big (Publication) Day and Beyond”

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“Horror Writing: Haunted Houses, Haunted Bodies, Haunted Babies” with Jessica Bross

Online via Zoom

$49 for Members $109 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one month. Let's dive into crafting the most frightening thrills and chills on the page.  As Austin’s favorite author and filmmaker Owen Egerton likes to say, a horror movie is any movie that makes the viewer feel unsafe—typically because … Continue reading “Horror Writing: Haunted Houses, Haunted Bodies, Haunted Babies” with Jessica Bross

$49.00 – $109.00

“It’s All in the Details: Tapping into Visceral Imagery” with Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton

Online via Zoom

$49 for Members $109 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one month. Learn how to move readers with the details.  In this course, with Houston’s Poet Laureate Emeritus, you will practice honing in on your ability to heighten your voice by curating new details. Whether poem or short story, … Continue reading “It’s All in the Details: Tapping into Visceral Imagery” with Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton

$49.00 – $109.00

WLT@TBF: Lit Crawl Happy Hour

Cheer Up Charlies 900 Red River Street, Austin, TX

Join us for a special WLT hosted event during Lit Crawl at the Texas Book Festival!SWIPE WRITE: The Texas Author Match GameHave you been looking for love in all the wrong pages? Tired of blind dates with books that go nowhere? Are you ready for that next great read that really gets you? Join us for this … Continue reading WLT@TBF: Lit Crawl Happy Hour

2021 Write-In November 1

Online via Zoom

Every November, we bring our writing time and our writing community together for dedicated writing meet-ups throughout the month. Join us for ten virtual sessions, three hours each, thirty hours total.  Log in, sit down, write. It’s that easy. These will be 3-hour sessions on Zoom (video off, audio off). No speaker or presentation, but … Continue reading 2021 Write-In November 1

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2021 Write-In November 2

Online via Zoom

Every November, we bring our writing time and our writing community together for dedicated writing meet-ups throughout the month. Join us for ten virtual sessions, three hours each, thirty hours total.  Log in, sit down, write. It’s that easy. These will be 3-hour sessions on Zoom (video off, audio off). No speaker or presentation, but … Continue reading 2021 Write-In November 2

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WLT Off the Beaten Craft: “Literature in Translation”

Online via Zoom

About the event: A great literary translator combines a passion for foreign literature, deep knowledge of a foreign language, and writing versatility. After all, literary translators are writers called upon to recreate another writer's ideas and style in a different language. What does it take to translate literature well, and what is different about publishing … Continue reading WLT Off the Beaten Craft: “Literature in Translation”

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“Write Before You Write: Outlining, Planning, and Plotting” with Jennifer Ziegler

Online via Zoom

$49 for Members $109 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one month. This class is a part of the Fuel Your Writing Practice online class package.  Do you ever start a manuscript and end up lost in your own story? Or perhaps you know what is supposed to happen … Continue reading “Write Before You Write: Outlining, Planning, and Plotting” with Jennifer Ziegler

$49.00 – $109.00

Texas Writes in Buchanan Dam, TX

Lakeshore Library 7346 Ranch Rd 261, Buchanan Dam, TX

Texas Writes is a statewide program that brings accomplished authors to rural libraries for a half day of presentations and panel discussions focused on the craft of writing. Our Buchanan Dam, TX event features Rachel Starnes presenting on "Problems of Memory in Memoir" and Julie Poole presenting on "Nature Poetry: A Field Guide to Capturing … Continue reading Texas Writes in Buchanan Dam, TX

2021 Write-In November 6

Online via Zoom

Every November, we bring our writing time and our writing community together for dedicated writing meet-ups throughout the month. Join us for ten virtual sessions, three hours each, thirty hours total.  Log in, sit down, write. It’s that easy. These will be 3-hour sessions on Zoom (video off, audio off). No speaker or presentation, but … Continue reading 2021 Write-In November 6

Free