“Writing the Middle Grade or Young Adult Novel” with Samantha M. Clark

Online via Zoom

$49 for Members $109 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one month. There's a misconception that writing novels for children is simple, but the truth is far from it. Children and teens are some of the most discerning readers of all, and they're quick to put down a book … Continue reading “Writing the Middle Grade or Young Adult Novel” with Samantha M. Clark

$49.00 – $109.00

WLT On the Writing Life: “Mindfulness for Writers: How Attention is the Beginning of Devotion”

Online via Zoom

About the event: Mary Oliver once wrote that "Attention is the beginning of devotion" and this can be said for writing and for life. Join author, writing coach, and certified meditation teacher Heather Demetrios for an engaging workshop on how to bring mindfulness practice to the writer's seat and to the page. This workshop will … Continue reading WLT On the Writing Life: “Mindfulness for Writers: How Attention is the Beginning of Devotion”

Free

“It’s All Been Done Before: Finding Inspiration in Mythology, Fairy Tales, and Other Famous Stories” with P.J. Hoover

Online via Zoom

$49 for Members $109 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one month. Since the beginning of time, humans have shared stories to explain the world around them. What makes the sun rise? Why are there four seasons in the year? What happens to us after we die? These stories … Continue reading “It’s All Been Done Before: Finding Inspiration in Mythology, Fairy Tales, and Other Famous Stories” with P.J. Hoover

$49.00 – $109.00

2021 Write-In December 4

Online via Zoom

Log in, sit down, write. It’s that easy. In 2021, the WLT will host two write-ins every month, January through December. These will be 3-hour sessions on Zoom (video off, audio off). No speaker or presentation, but your friendly WLT staff will welcome you at the start and will check back in at the end. … Continue reading 2021 Write-In December 4

Free

“First Impressions Are Everything: Composing A Standout Query Letter” with Becka Oliver

Online via Zoom

$99 for Members (only) Are you struggling to write a query letter to send to potential agents? In this special evening Intensive, you will learn the necessary components of query letters in the classroom component and then work on your own letter in the lab component. Students will leave the class with a draft or … Continue reading “First Impressions Are Everything: Composing A Standout Query Letter” with Becka Oliver

$99.00

Member Movie Night December 2021

Online via Zoom

Member Movie Night returns! Join your Member Services Team and fellow Members for a fun movie and live (in-chat) reactions. It's all the fun of watching movies with your friends, but comments and side conversations are completely opt in. We will all log in to a Zoom room and watch a film together -- bring … Continue reading Member Movie Night December 2021

Free

2021 Write-In December 14

Online via Zoom

Log in, sit down, write. It’s that easy. In 2021, the WLT will host two write-ins every month, January through December. These will be 3-hour sessions on Zoom (video off, audio off). No speaker or presentation, but your friendly WLT staff will welcome you at the start and will check back in at the end. … Continue reading 2021 Write-In December 14

Free

“On the Writer’s Journey: Shaping Your Story with the Hero’s Journey” with Greg Garrett

Online via Zoom

$49 for Members $109 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one month. Do your characters transform over the course of your story? Want to find structure and meaning in that transformation? Joseph Campbell’s analysis of the archetypal hero’s journey inspired George Lucas to write Star Wars and led to widespread … Continue reading “On the Writer’s Journey: Shaping Your Story with the Hero’s Journey” with Greg Garrett

$49.00 – $109.00

Texas Writes in Robstown, TX

Nueces County Keach Family Library 1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd., Robstown, 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 Robstown, TX event will take place at the Keach Family Library Branch of the Nueces County Public Library and will feature Rubén Degollado presenting "Mining Memory to … Continue reading Texas Writes in Robstown, TX