East Texas Writers Guild Hosts Conference


The East Texas Writers Guild’s 14th Annual Summer Writing Conference, “Keys to Successful Writing,” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 15 at Tyler Junior College West Campus, 1530 S SW Loop 323 in Tyler.  Targeted for writers of all genres, the conference is packed with tools and information to improve the craft of writing and offers 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 is followed by a question-and-answer opportunity.

An additional highlight of the conference is the announcement of winners of the ETWG international Blue Ribbon Book Cover Contest. For complete contest details, visit etwritersguild.org/2017-book-cover-contest.

The conference fee, including lunch, is $65 for guild members and $75 for non-members. The student rate is $25. Register online at etwritersguild.org/2017-writers-conference.

Formed in May 2004, the East Texas Writers Guild is a professional organization whose primary purpose is to provide support, education, and the opportunity to learn about publishing for East Texas writers of all genres

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