Writer's Workshops

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First Colony Library

 

 

       Mondays in June, July, and August

from 6 pm to 7:30 pm

       Katherine Tyra Library

       16719 Clay Rd

       Overview: Hands-on sessions for generating writing, revising, and exploring a variety of techniques for craft enhancement.


Friday thru Sunday

Sept 15-17

       Rice University Campus

       Ley Student Center

       Overview: This conference focuses on aspects of marketing, branding, author platform creation, and other professional topics for the active hands-on author.


Fall Pre-writing Series

During October

Dates, Locations and Times Vary

Overview: In honor of November’s Nanowrimo, the Guild hosts hands-on sessions to develop the world, characters, and plots of the Nanowrimo project with the purpose of refraining from actually writing on the story until November 1st.

For details on Nanowrimo, check out their website at https://nanowrimo.org


Saturday, October 21

7pm to 11pm

North Marriott Hotel

255 N Sam Houston Parkway E

Overview: To enjoy a fun time dressed up in formal evening wear or in a character’s costume.  This is a seated dinner with dancing, door prize giveaways, and silent auction items.


 

Fall Tech Con

Saturday, November 11

9 am to 3 pm

Trini Mendenhall Community Center

1414 Wirt Rd

Overview: Hands-on sessions focused on technology use.  Great for the not-so-tech savvy author who needs to jump into the 21st Century authors’ market.


 

Spring Revision Series

During February

Dates, Locations and Times Vary

Overview: For those authors who have first drafts of their work completed, this series offers hands-on sessions focused on specific revision techniques for improving the content.


Spring Tech Con


Saturday, March 3

9 am to 3 pm

Trini Mendenhall Community Center

1414 Wirt Rd

Overview: Hands-on sessions focused on technology use.  Great for the not-so-tech savvy author who needs to jump into the 21st Century authors’ market.


April Conference

 

Friday thru Sunday
April 27-29
Rice University Campus
Ley Student Center

Overview: This conference focuses on all aspects of the writing and publishing industry. A special focus is on traditional publication pathways, with various literary agents and acquisition editors available to take pitch sessions for authors whose work is ready.


Summer Series

Mondays in June, July, and August
from 6 pm to 7:30 pm
Katherine Tyra Library
16719 Clay Rd

Overview: Hands-on sessions for generating writing, revising, and exploring a variety of techniques for craft enhancement.


Indiepalooza Conference

Friday thru Sunday

Sept 14-16

Rice University Campus

Ley Student Center

Overview: This conference focuses on aspects of marketing, branding, author platform creation, and other professional topics for the active hands-on author.


Fall Pre-writing Series

During October

Dates, Locations and Times Vary

Overview: In honor of November’s Nanowrimo, the Guild hosts hands-on sessions to develop the world, characters, and plots of the Nanowrimo project with the purpose of refraining from actually writing on the story until November 1st.

For details on Nanowrimo, check out their website at https://nanowrimo.org


Masquerade Gala

 

Saturday, October 20

7pm to 11pm

North Marriott Hotel

255 N Sam Houston Parkway E

Overview: To enjoy a fun time dressed up in formal evening wear or in a character’s costume.  This is a seated dinner with dancing, door prize giveaways, and silent auction items.


Fall Tech Con

Saturday, November 10

9 am to 3 pm

Trini Mendenhall Community Center

1414 Wirt Rd

Overview: Hands-on sessions focused on technology use.  Great for the not-so-tech savvy author who needs to jump into the 21st Century authors’ market.