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Community Membership

We’re happy to introduce you to our current Community Members, a wonderful assortment of organizations, businesses, and entities with some terrific offerings for writers. Supporting our Community Members is a great way to support our larger literary community – and also make some valuable connections that could help you on your writing journey – so check out their websites (just click on the logo) and see what might be a good fit for your own writerly needs. 

Supporting the WLT as a Community Member is a great way to share your programs & services with our community of writers. If you’re interested in learning more about the benefits of Community Membership, click the button below or email us at member@writersleague.org.

Anna Adami coaches writers out of anxious self doubt and into innate intuition. As a certified yoga teacher with an MFA in Creative Writing, Anna’s unique coaching approach utilizes meditation, embodiment, and value-based feedback. Beyond one-on-one coaching, Anna offers a weekly creative common room for accountability and community. By working with Anna, writers learn to trust the cues of their bodies, tend to their nervous systems, and ultimately make writing a soul-nourishing practice again.

Ask Marj, the Research Sage, provides fact-checking and market research services for authors, faculty and businesses, plus tailored research coaching services to grad students, giving them more confidence and success with their research projects and assignments.

Services include: Marketing & Promotion, Programs & Events, Products

Austin’s Writer’s Workshop coaches authors to a finished draft, line edits books to make them shine, and puts books onstage with publishing skill and experience. It’s personal editorial with professional results, including evaluations, copyediting and publishing strategy. Our authors are prize winners and contest finalists.

Services & programs for writers include: Editing, Marketing & Promotion, Coaching, Programs & Events

Book Doctor, Robyn Conley offers free critiques so writers can see first-hand if her editing style matches their needs.  As a workshop leader, Robyn encourages her students with interactive exercises, showing them how playing with words and phrasings can enhance their unique styles and help them land an invitation from an editor or agent. Because she is also a well-published author, she edits with a writer’s heart, appreciating each writer’s individual voice, yet helping him and her sear away the slag so a polished piece can shine.

Services include: Editing, Coaching, Collaborative Writing, Programs & Events

ACC Creative Writing ProgramThe Creative Writing Department at Austin Community College (ACC) helps students of all backgrounds and ages discover the power and enjoyment of writing creatively. Our courses introduce writers to the knowledge and literary tools needed for writing poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, plays, and screenplays. Our courses help students explore a subject area in greater depth within a seminar/workshop setting. Our faculty consist of practicing writers with advanced degrees and/or first-hand experience and publications in the subjects they teach. ACC offers an Associate of Arts Degree in Creative Writing in both face-to-face and online formats, giving students on opportunity to produce professional-level projects and also to transfer their skills to four-year universities.

Services include: Coaching, Programs & Events

Dana is a literary-minded writer and editor with an M.F.A. in creative writing, experience teaching writing at the undergraduate level, and a professional publication track record in journalism and fiction. She’s curious and energetic—an amalgam of deadline-driven journalist and artist—and she cares about the delicate creative process and you. Writing can be a lonely journey, but it doesn’t have to be! Dana loves working with emerging literary writers and journalists who have a draft and are ready to open up new possibilities—especially if it’s a draft that scares you. She prioritizes revision and craft over publication, but still keeps your submission goals in mind!

Services include: Editing, Coaching

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Editor Amy is a Houston-based editing business that helps writers meet and exceed their goals. Amy is a passionate, seasoned professional editor of 15 years who has worked in multiple genres and with many types of writing. Her services include copyediting, developmental editing, proofreading, query letter coaching, and manuscript evaluations, and she offers free copyediting samples upon request.

Services include: Editing, Coaching

Inprint is Houston’s premier literary arts nonprofit organization. Serving more than 15,000 people annually, our programs include literary performances by the world’s leading authors, writing workshops for a diversity of populations, and support for the next generation of creative writers.
 
Services include: Programs & Events

Kallisto Gaia Press is a 501(c)3 nonprofit independent press that promotes social and educational justice and equality through literary excellence. 

Services include: Editing, Contests, Publications, Programs & Events, Products

Odessa Arts exists to support and promote the Arts in Odessa and Ector County through Cultural Tourism, Arts Education and Arts Advocacy

Services & programs for writers include: Programs & Events, Spaces & Venues

Prose Story ConsultingProse Story Consulting uses a holistic approach when working with writers looking to start projects, set goals, identify blocks, and create a plan for a completed project. Consultants counsel writers on narrative structure in non-fiction, memoirs, novels, short stories, essays, and screenplays, giving the writer guidance not only for their work in progress but for future projects. Every story is unique and understanding the special connection the writer holds with their story helps the consultant connect with the writer and their work to move more efficiently toward their goals.

Services & programs for writers include: Coaching, Collaborative Writing, Editing

Spike Gillespie is an award-winning journalist and author with a dozen published books. She is also steward of the Tiny T Ranch in Garfield, Texas, twenty minutes east of Austin. Spike has been leading writing workshops and coaching writers for twenty years. A number of her students have had their books published. She welcomes individuals seeking a quiet place to write and writing groups looking for a day or weekend retreat. She accepts a very small number of coaching clients annually.

Services & programs for writers include: Coaching, Collaborative Writing, Editing, Programs & Events, Residencies & Fellowships, Spaces & Venues

Sovereign Storytelling helps writers align their time, talents, and energy to write their books through weekly coaching and accountability.

Services & programs for writers include: Coaching

Typewriter Tarot offers inspiration and guidance to Creative Spirits through coaching, workshops, and creative community. Typewriter Tarot invites writers of all genres to explore and engage their creativity in deep, joyful, and meaningful ways, not only to create the projects of your dreams, but to live life as a creative act.

Services & programs for writers include: Coaching, Editing

The Writing Consultancy provides a holistic editing and writing coaching service for authors seeking traditional and indie publishing options. The focus of TWC’s feedback structure is on helping writers gain lifelong writing and drafting skills that will transfer beyond that one project and to help with the transition to a more satisfying writing career. The writer’s vision and voice are at the heart of TWC’s feedback structure as we partner with individuals passionate about their stories making their way into the hands of readers everywhere. 

Services & programs for writers include: Editing, Coaching, Programs & Events

Yellow Bird is team of professional editors and writing coaches, published authors, and former employees at major publishing houses. Whether you’re working on a novel, a memoir, a picture book, a short story collection, or a nonfiction book, the experienced team at Yellow Bird can help you polish your manuscript and guide you on your path to publication. When you hire a Yellow Bird editor or writing coach, you get all the convenience, attention, and flexibility of working directly with a freelancer—plus peace of mind. With more than 100 years of combined editing experience, all of Yellow Bird’s editors and coaches are vetted professionals who will treat you and your work with the respect you deserve.

Services & programs for writers include: Editing, Coaching, Collaborative Writing, Contests