LIVING WITH THE LIVING DEAD                   by Greg Garrett Published in June 2017 by Oxford University Press Reviewed by Tony Burnett Greg Garrett has a message for you. It’s an important message. It’s a complex message, and it contains details that might

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What We’re Reading Now: THE GIRLS OF ENNISMORE

THE GIRLS OF ENNISMORE                 By Patricia Falvey Published in March 2017 by Kensington Publishing Corp. Reviewed by Kirsche Romo In her historical novel The Girls of Ennismore, Patricia Falvey transports us to early twentieth-century Ireland, where class and circumstance dictate all aspects of

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Meet the Members: C.C. Rising

“I threw my manuscript at the wall too many times to count. But after each hurl and the passage of time, I would pick up the manuscript again and begin another rewrite. Why? I would have loved to discover the book I was writing in a bookstore or library.” -C.C.

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2017 Summer Writing Workshop Instructor Q&A: Carol Dawson

Just when you think you’ve finally reached the finish line with your first-draft manuscript, typed The End, slumped backwards in your chair, and expelled a triumphant sigh, the realization strikes that those two seemingly final words actually signal the end of one process and the beginning of the next. It’s

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Community Member Guest Post: The Writer’s Workshop

Community membership in the Writers’ League of Texas allows businesses and organizations to support our programming and services. It’s also a great way for our community of writers to learn about the many valuable and varied services, programs, and opportunities available to them. The Writer’s Workshop is a resource that provides writing workshops

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Meet the A&E Conference Faculty: Laurie McLean

“Remember why you started writing in the first place and constantly reconnect with that joy as you move through the cut-throat, competitive business of publishing.” -Laurie McLean Every year, the Writers’ League of Texas brings a faculty of close to thirty agents, editors, and other industry professionals to Austin for

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Meet the Members: R.S. Dabney

“I’d like to sit down with George R.R. Martin and ask him why he is taking so long to complete The Winds of Winter!” -R.S. Dabney A member of the Writers’ League since March, R.S. Dabney lives in Terlingua, Texas. Scribe: In what genre(s) do you write? R.S. Dabney: I

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An Interview with Erika Jo Brown of the Boldface Conference

Here at the Writers’ League of Texas, we love highlighting Texas literary organizations doing great work to support our community. Now in its 9th year, the Boldface Conference takes place May 22-May 26 in Houston and is dedicated to emerging writers. The conference is hosted by Glass Mountain, the University of Houston’s

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An Interview with Charles Dee Mitchell of WordSpace

“Dallas has become known as a significant center for the visual and performing arts. WordSpace wants to provide the same visibility and enthusiasm for the written word.” -Charles Dee Mitchell, WordSpace  WordSpace is a non-profit literary organization that supports education and writers, connecting Dallas with the best of world literature.

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