We help writers of all genres and experience levels to produce and promote professionally published work. We provide read-and-critique sessions, educational activities, ongoing author support, networking opportunities and a welcoming, inclusive community.

Read and Critique!

To Attend:

DFW Writers Workshop meets every Wednesday evening at the:

The Grapevine Convention Center

1209 S Main Street

Grapevine, TX 76051

Doors open at 6:30.

Here's the layout for the Grapevine Convention Center. Please enter through the Front Lobby (Facing South). Our meetings will be held in the Back Lobby.

The Read Room locations are shown as well.  







We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday!


DFWWW does not require masks on-site. We clean frequently touched surfaces before the meeting and maintain social distance where feasible.

We strongly prefer all in-person attendees to be vaccinated, but cannot confirm that they are.

If you have a sore throat, cough, fever, the sniffles, or you feel sick in any way, please stay home and get better! 


  • Upcoming events

    Monday, May 20, 2024 at 07:00 PM
    Richardson Public Library in Richardson, TX

    T.A. Seitz, Ed Wooten, Kellie Kate: The Power of Critique– Elevating Your Writing Through Group Feedback

    Joining a dedicated writing critique group can be instrumental in taking your craft to the next level. Join the Writers Guild of Texas (WGT) president T.A. Seitz, WGT critique group leader Ed Wooten, and local writer Kellie Kate to explore the key advantages that critique-focused groups offer writers.

    Learn how to create an atmosphere that provides and uses objective feedback, targeted suggestions, diverse viewpoints, beta reading opportunities, motivation, and accountability.

    By embracing the power of constructive critique within a supportive community, you can elevate your craft and take your writing to new heights.

    Sign-up here to participate with us virtually if you can’t attend the meeting in-person.

    Join us to share your experiences and learn from others!

    Kellie Kate completed her first NaNoWriMo challenge in 2009. The following month, she joined the Frisco Writers Meet-Up group, which exanded to become Frisco Area Writers Network (FAWN) on Facebook. Kellie currently one of FAWN’s admins. Since 2010, she has been a beta reader for novels that have been both self and traditionally published.

    Ed Wooten is a native of South Carolina, a graduate of Clemson University, a product of the 1960s, and a retired Army officer.  He primarily writes historical fiction short stories, but also does flash fiction stories depicting characters and events from conservative, small towns. He has had stories in two anthologies published by the Carrollton League of Writers and the Military Writers Society of America (MWSA) 2023 anthology “Snapshots.”

    Tiffany Seitz is an occupational therapist with over thirty years of experience working with a variety of diagnoses and specializes in the treatment of hand and upper extremity injuries and disorders.

    Tiffany began writing in 2013 and has since independently published four romance novels under the name T. A. Seitz. She has won several short story awards include those from Granbury Writer’s Bloc, Writer’s Guild of Texas, and Writer’s Police Academy. Her first paranormal suspense book of The Tess Corona Chronicles was published in March 2023.

    She currently serves as President of Writer's Guild of Texas and Secretary of Sisters in Crime North Dallas.

    *A link to the Zoom meeting will be provided to the email provided during sign-up before the meeting on May 20, 2024.

    Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 07:00 PM
    Grapevine Library in Grapevine, TX

    Read and Critique will meet in the Grapevine Library (not the convention center)

    Note: This is one of eight (8) nights in 2024 when we will not meet in the Convention Center.

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