2022 Write-In June 4

Online via Zoom

Log in, sit down, write. It’s that easy. In 2022, 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 2022 Write-In June 4

Free

“The Truth Told Slant: Personal Experience Turned into Fiction” with Nan Cuba

Online via Zoom

$49 for Members $109 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one month. Do you have personal stories you want to fictionalize?  People we’ve known, moments we’ve witnessed, conversations we’ve overheard, places we’ve been: these influence aspects of our fiction. Sometimes, a whole experience is so profound, we decide to … Continue reading “The Truth Told Slant: Personal Experience Turned into Fiction” with Nan Cuba

$49.00 – $109.00

“The Author’s Escape Plan: The Personal, Emotional, and Financial Logistics of Becoming a Full-time Author” with Laekan Zea Kemp

Online via Zoom

$49 for Members $109 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one month. Pantsing your way to becoming a full-time author is not an option. You need a plan–one that considers the emotional and logistical implications of leaving behind the stability of your 9 to 5, as well as the … Continue reading “The Author’s Escape Plan: The Personal, Emotional, and Financial Logistics of Becoming a Full-time Author” with Laekan Zea Kemp

$49.00 – $109.00

Texas Writes in Fort Davis, TX

Jeff Davis County Library 100 Memorial Square, Fort Davis

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 Fort Davis, TX event features Stacey Swann presenting "Past Page One: Moving Writing Projects Forward" and Becka Oliver presenting "The Path to Publication". We hope to … Continue reading Texas Writes in Fort Davis, TX

“Research in Fiction: How to Do It and Bring It to Life” with Gordy Sauer

Online via Zoom

$49 for Members $109 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one month. So you need to do research for your novel or short stories. Where do you begin? And after you've learned all of this great information, how do you bring that material to life on the page? Great … Continue reading “Research in Fiction: How to Do It and Bring It to Life” with Gordy Sauer

$49.00 – $109.00

Texas Writes in Alpine, TX

Alpine Public Library 805 W Ave E, Alpine

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 Alpine, TX event features Stacey Swann and Becka Oliver presenting "Word Play!" and we'll conclude with a conversation between both presenters. We'll start at 10:00 AM CDT … Continue reading Texas Writes in Alpine, TX

June Third Thursday: “Debut Fiction: The Path to Publication & Beyond”

Online via Zoom

In June, join us for a conversation with three writers who have published or will publish debut novels this year. We’ll discuss the journey so far including everything from knowing when you’re ready to submit, to querying literary agents, to the book deal & all of the preparation for publication to the post publication experience, … Continue reading June Third Thursday: “Debut Fiction: The Path to Publication & Beyond”

Free

Texas Writes in Sealy, TX

Gordon Memorial Library 917 Circle Dr., Sealy, 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 Sealy, TX event features Stacey Swann presenting "X Marks the Spot: Mapping Real Places in Fiction" and Becka Oliver presenting "Getting Published: The Business of Writing … Continue reading Texas Writes in Sealy, TX

2022 Agents & Editors Conference

Hyatt Regency Austin on Lady Bird Lake 208 Barton Springs Drive, Austin, TX

Registration is now closed.  Before registering for the 2022 Agents & Editors Conference, please be sure to read the COVID guidelines for this year. You can find them here.  The 2022 Agents & Editors Conference (June 24-26) marks our 29th conference and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome more than 400 attendees, authors, and publishing … Continue reading 2022 Agents & Editors Conference

$459.00 – $519.00