Friday Wrap Up

Upcoming Texas Writing Events



Upcoming Writers League of Texas Classes

Understanding the Publishing Process with Stephanie Barko, Saturday, March 31, 2012

Developing Your Book Platform with Stephanie Barko, Saturday, April 7, 2012

Genre Workshop: Sci-Fi vs. Fantasy with Roger Boylan, Saturday, April 7, 2012

Writing Deep, Writing True: A Day of Writing & Meditation with Saundra Goldman, Saturday, May 12, 2012

Jump Start Your Novel with Sara Kocek, May 26, 2012

For more details click here.


Ghost story writing contest and fundraiser for the Dr. Eugene Clark Library in Lockhart, Texas,

Ghost story entries of 5,000 words or less for an entry fee of $20.00 that goes in its entirety to the Friends of the Dr. Eugene Clark Library.

First place prize is $1000.00 and a trophy. Second place prize is $500.00 and a ribbon. Third place prize is $250.00 and a ribbon. No publication is involved. There is also a Junior contest for writers aged 12-18. The same rules apply to both contests. First prize for the junior contest is $250.00 and a ribbon. The junior contest entry fee is $5.00.

We want ghost stories of 5,000 words or less, written in English. No other restrictions apply. We accept entries from July 1, 2012; the deadline is October 1, 2012 (postmarked). Full rules and entry forms are at http://clarklibraryfriends.com.

The Muse Literary Mingle April 12th – Featuring Judy Hoberman

Meet Judy Hoberman, Featured Guest & Author

WIN DOOR PRIZES! Free Admission

Thursday, April 12th – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Geisha Steak & Sushi

3801 West George Bush/190 (@ Coit Rd)

Plano, Texas 75075

Local Austin Author Jess Sublet to perform at Rab Blog Bash!

An ‘Old Skool’ April Fool’s Rag Blog Benefit Bash with

Shiva’s Headband, Greezy Wheels & Jesse Sublett

Jovita’s, 1619 S. First St., Austin

Sunday, April 1, 2012, 6-9 p.m.

$10 Suggested Donation

Author Louise Erdrich to hold readings at Texas State, Porter House

The Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center and the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University-San Marcos present readings and book signings from nationally recognized author Louise Erdrich April 5-6.

Erdrich will speak and sign copies of her books at the Wittliff Collections located on the seventh floor of Alkek Library on the Texas State campus April 5 at 3:30 p.m. She will give a second reading the following day at the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center, located at 508 Center St. in Kyle at 7:30 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.

Enjoy the Spring weather and writing events!  Please add a comment of anything we overlooked.

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