“Write to Publish: Climbing Toward Success!” Writing Workshop

Dallas Area Writers Group 2017 "Write to Publish: Climbing Toward Success!" Writing Workshop 

Sponsored by the DeSoto Arts Commission and the Public Libraries of Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Duncanville, and Lancaster.

October 21, 2017 8am – 4pm DeSoto Civic Center, 211 E. Pleasant Run, DeSoto, TX

Learn to create believable characters, craft a great stories, improve your fiction writing, and to pitch to a literary agent!  Register online at www.dallaswriters.org.


Lynne Gentry, actor and director turned fiction author from the acclaimed time travel series Carthage Chronicles and the celebrated romantic comedy series, the Mt. Hope Southern Adventure. Lynne is a Top Pick author for Romantic Times Reviews!

Lynne’s Topic- “Paper Dolls” Learn stage techniques that will make characters leap from the page, learn the secrets of stage directors and costume designers to creating believable characters.  www.lynnegentry.com

Blake Kimzey, founder of Writing Workshops Dallas, has written fiction for radio, stage, screen, magazines, anthologies and standalone novels. Blake’s Indie Bestselling chapbook of short tales, Families Among Us, won the 2013 Black River Chapbook Competition and was published by Black Lawrence Press in September 2014. He currently teaches in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Blake’s Topic- “Writing Out of the Wilderness: Craft a Memorable Story, Survive Rejection, and Forge a Path to Publication.”  Discover unknowns of the writing journey. www.blakekimzey.com

Monica Odom, is a literary agent at Liza Dawson Associates. Monica is look for original storytelling, incredible voice, compelling characters, vivid detailed setting, and a strong sense of narrative tension.

Monica’s topic- “How to Pitch a Literary Agent.”  Learn to improve on pitching techniques.

Becky Wade is a Carol Award, INSPY Award, and Inspirational Reader’s Choice Award-winning author of Christian fiction.

Becky’s Topic- “Taking Your Writing to the Next Level”  Learn techniques or strengthening the hero and heroine’s characterization, plotting, dialogue, conflict, and description.  www.beckywade.com

Lunch is included in registration!  Register now!

Register online at www.dallaswriters.org

Registration Fee for DAWG Members: $50

Registration Fee for Non Members: $60.

The price at the door on the day of the event: $75.

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October 21, 2017 at 8:00am - 4pm
DeSoto Civic Center
211 E Pleasant Run
DeSoto, TX 75115
United States
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