Writers guild to host summer conference


The East Texas Writers Guild’s 14th Annual Summer Writing Conference, “Keys to Successful Writing,” is set for Saturday, July 15, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tyler Junior College West Campus, 1530 S SW Loop 323 in Tyler.

Targeted for writers of all genres, the conference will be packed with tools and information to improve the craft of writing, as well as offer the opportunity to network with fellow writers.

The outstanding line-up of speakers and their topics, includes Patricia (Pooks) Burroughs – Writing with Passion, Claire Sanders – How I Learned to Show and Not Tell and Jaime Jones – The Craft of Rewrite, When Revising is Not Enough. Each speaking session will be followed by a Question and Answer opportunity.

An additional highlight of the conference will be the announcement of winners of the ETWG international Blue Ribbon Book Cover Contest.

The conference fee, including lunch, is $65 for members of the East Texas Writer’s Guild and $75 for non-members. An Early Bird discount of $10 is available until June 1. The student rate is $25. Register online at www. http://etwritersguild.org/2017-writers-conference/


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