Events

DFW Writers' Workshop is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping writers. Visitors are always welcome. RSVP with the form below for more information and to receive instructions to join us. 

The Workshop's officers continually monitor the COVID-19 situation and the CDC guidance for safe interaction and make adjustments accordingly. We do not require masks, but we prefer all in-person attendees be fully vaccinated.

Note that there are different forms for members to sign up and for visitors to RSVP. 

  • 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.

  • Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 07:00 PM
    Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, TX

    Read & Critique Meeting


    We meet for Read and Critique every Wednesday at the Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. 

    There are eight (8) weeks during the year that we will be meeting at the Grapevine Library instead. Those dates are: 

    2/28/24

    4/24/24

    5/15/24

    5/22/24

    9/25/24

    10/16/24

    11/27/24

    12/25/24

     

  • Wednesday, June 05, 2024 at 07:00 PM
    Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, TX

    Read & Critique Meeting


    We meet for Read and Critique every Wednesday at the Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. 

    There are eight (8) weeks during the year that we will be meeting at the Grapevine Library instead. Those dates are: 

    2/28/24

    4/24/24

    5/15/24

    5/22/24

    9/25/24

    10/16/24

    11/27/24

    12/25/24

     

  • Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 07:00 PM
    Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, TX

    Read & Critique Meeting


    We meet for Read and Critique every Wednesday at the Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. 

    There are eight (8) weeks during the year that we will be meeting at the Grapevine Library instead. Those dates are: 

    2/28/24

    4/24/24

    5/15/24

    5/22/24

    9/25/24

    10/16/24

    11/27/24

    12/25/24

     

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 07:00 PM
    Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, TX

    Read & Critique Meeting


    We meet for Read and Critique every Wednesday at the Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. 

    There are eight (8) weeks during the year that we will be meeting at the Grapevine Library instead. Those dates are: 

    2/28/24

    4/24/24

    5/15/24

    5/22/24

    9/25/24

    10/16/24

    11/27/24

    12/25/24

     

  • Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 07:00 PM
    Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, TX

    Read & Critique Meeting


    We meet for Read and Critique every Wednesday at the Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. 

    There are eight (8) weeks during the year that we will be meeting at the Grapevine Library instead. Those dates are: 

    2/28/24

    4/24/24

    5/15/24

    5/22/24

    9/25/24

    10/16/24

    11/27/24

    12/25/24

     

  • Wednesday, July 03, 2024 at 07:00 PM
    Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, TX

    Read & Critique Meeting


    We meet for Read and Critique every Wednesday at the Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. 

    There are eight (8) weeks during the year that we will be meeting at the Grapevine Library instead. Those dates are: 

    2/28/24

    4/24/24

    5/15/24

    5/22/24

    9/25/24

    10/16/24

    11/27/24

    12/25/24

     

  • Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at 07:00 PM
    Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, TX

    Read & Critique Meeting


    We meet for Read and Critique every Wednesday at the Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. 

    There are eight (8) weeks during the year that we will be meeting at the Grapevine Library instead. Those dates are: 

    2/28/24

    4/24/24

    5/15/24

    5/22/24

    9/25/24

    10/16/24

    11/27/24

    12/25/24

     

  • Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 07:00 PM
    Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, TX

    Read & Critique Meeting


    We meet for Read and Critique every Wednesday at the Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. 

    There are eight (8) weeks during the year that we will be meeting at the Grapevine Library instead. Those dates are: 

    2/28/24

    4/24/24

    5/15/24

    5/22/24

    9/25/24

    10/16/24

    11/27/24

    12/25/24

     


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