Tag: Writing

Writing Prompt

Through The Eyes of The Greats In honor of the Frida Festival in Houston this weekend, write a short story through the eyes of an iconic artist of the past.  For the three pages write in first person, past or present, in the voice of Frida or Hemingway or Monet or

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Featured WLT 2013 Agents and Editors Conference Blog

An Interview with Keynote Speaker Chuck Sambuchino   The Writers’ League of Texas 2013 Agents and Editors Conference is only a couple months away. This year, WLT managed to nab Chuck Sambuchino, everything extraordinaire, for the Keynote Luncheon. He’s done it all folks — writing, editing, publishing, agents. He’s the

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Writing Prompt

A Story in Vignettes   I have many fiction friends who are incredible writers and incredible readers.  I keep them up on poetry, they keep me up on fiction.  A friend of mine recently demanded I read Susan Minot’s short story ‘Lust.’   It blew me away.  The form felt so

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Third Thursday Wrap Up

October’s Third Thursday Wrap-Up Author’s Guide to PR and Marketing: On Your Own, But Not Alone By Lexie Smith Marketing your book is like life. Ultimately you’re responsible for how you live your life, but you don’t have to live it alone. Unless you want to, in which case you’ll

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Wednesday Writing Prompt

‘What I Want To Be When I Grow Up’ Since Writers’ League of Texas is based out of downtown Austin, we are thinking a lot about the upcoming Formula 1 Race.  Traffic, anyone?  This made me wonder, how many of our readers wanted to be race car drivers when they

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The Writing Superhero List

This American Life just reaired a 2001 segment called “Wonder Woman,” about Zora, the girl who wanted to be a real-life superhero. That started me to thinking: What would a writing superhero look like? Starting at the tender age of 13, Zora started keeping a list of everything she needed

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