November Third Thursday Wrap-Up: 5 Keys to a Successful Book Launch

By Lexie Smith We wrapped up the Build Your Book series with the final Third Thursday of 2011. The topic “The Book Launch and Beyond” focused on presenting your book to the public through a book launch event.  Our panelists were author John Pipkin,the Book People children’s’ events coordinator and marketing director Mandy Brooks and literary publicist Stephanie Barko. The

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July’s Third Thursday Wrap Up

By Lexi Smith We continued our “Building a Book” series with July’s Third Thursday program, The Mating Game: How to Land an Agent. The panel featured editor Erin Brown, literary agent Jim Donovan, and author Laurie Drummond and was moderated by WLT executive director Cyndi Hughes. Today’s post includes highlights

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Third Thursday Book Bonanza!

7pm, July 21 The Writers’ League Office 611 S. Congress Ave, Suite 130 ADMITTANCE IS FREE! Attention, book lovers! Third Thursday is going to work a little differently this month. For July only, we’re moving the panel from its usual location at BookPeople and bringing it to our office instead.

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Looking for a critique group? Look no further!

The Writer’s League of Texas is proud to announce that we have secured space at BookPeople to host critique groups for writers. Simply show up at 6 p.m. prior to the WLT Third Thursday meetings this July through November in the third floor meeting room at Book People. (Just remember:

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Lexie Smith Shares her Tips on Getting your Work out There

The May edition of the Building a Book series was “The Big Windup: Prepping Your Pitch, Proposal, and Synopsis and How to Decide Between Traditional & Non-traditional Publishing” with editor Lari Bishop and novelist Rhiannon Frater. The Windup As a writer, the windup for your pitch is about content and

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Third Thursday Wrap Up!

By Lexie Smith In today’s publishing climate it’s more important than ever to polish your writing as much as possible if you want to sell it. That means you must revise your work. To help with this part of your writing life, April’s Third Thursday program was That Revision Thing:

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