What We’re Reading Now: THE BLINDS

The Blinds                 by Adam Sternbergh Published in August 2017 by Kensington Books Reviewed by Amanda Moore In The Blinds, Adam Sternbergh tells an intriguing story about the residents of a town called Caesura, Texas. Caesura is an extremely small community of individuals

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Community Member Guest Post: Ageless Authors

“Those who continue to read and write well into old age suffer 48% less memory loss, dementia and other mental impairment than those who don’t take part in these activities. ” -Larry Upshaw, Ageless Authors Community membership in the Writers’ League of Texas allows businesses and organizations to support our

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Meet the Conference Faculty: Agent Arielle Datz

“Read! Consider it research for your career.” -Arielle Datz Every year, the Writers’ League of Texas brings a faculty of close to thirty agents, editors, and other industry professionals to Austin for its Agents & Editors Conference. As we look ahead to the 25th Annual A&E Conference, taking place June 29–July

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Meet the Members: Patricia Vermillion

“I am a school librarian who loves placing those just-right books into the hands of children.” -Patricia Vermillion A member of the Writers’ League since May, Patricia Vermillion lives in Dallas, Texas. Scribe: In what genre(s) do you write? Patricia Vermillion: I write children’s books. Scribe: What author would you most

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5 Questions for Screenwriter Jill Chamberlain

“Likeable characters are boring. You’re doing yourself a great disservice if you worry about making your protagonist likeable.” -Jill Chamberlain Jill Chamberlain is a screenplay consultant and founder of The Screenplay Workshop with Jill Chamberlain, which offers private script consultation and group instruction in Austin and via Skype. Her book from the

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Meet the Members: Bernadette Nason

“A rewarding element (mostly) of the memoir genre is that one is transported to the places one is writing about.” -Bernadette Nason A member of the Writers’ League since 1992, Bernadette Nason lives in Austin, TX. Scribe: In what genre(s) do you write? Bernadette Nason: Memoir and YA so far,

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