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Subject Line: Houston Writers House Socials and Events


  • Tue
    19
    Dec
    2017
    6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.Black Labrador, 4100 Montrose, Houston, TX 77006

    Tuesday Social 

    Guest Speaker:  Elise Holland, Editor-in-Chief - 2 Elizabeths - Topic:  How to Submit Short Stories and Poetry to Magazines and Journals - Getting your work published in a magazine or journal can serve to build your resume, and grow your writing community. Between researching the publications that best fit your work and clicking “submit,” there are several important steps in sending work to an editor. Here are actionable steps to help you submit your short fiction or poetry to magazines and journals, from Elise Holland, editor of 2 Elizabeths.

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  • Sat
    20
    Jan
    2018
    9:30 am - noon6033 S. Rice Ave, Bellaire, TX 

     

    Presented by Mike Ely, Airline Transport Pilot, Flight Instructor, Champion Air Racer, Published Author and

    Linda Street-Ely, Airline Transport Pilot, Champion Air Racer, Published Author.
    Whether there is an airplane scene in your novel or you're just interested in learning more about flying, don't miss this opportunity!
    Tour and learn detailed information aboard several different airplanes.
    Talk through scenes with Professional Aviators.
     
    When:  Jan 20, 2018
    Registration Time:  9:30 am
    Meeting Location:  Southwest Presbyterian Church at 6033 S. Rice Ave, Bellaire, TX 
    Enjoy morning and coffee and pastries prior to departure.
    Departure Time:  10 am
    We will carpool to Ellington Field. 
     
    Members:  $20 
    Non-members: $35
    (non-refundable)
    Aviation Field Trip is another Houston Writers House "Learning from the Experts" series.

    Aviation Field Trip to Ellington Field



  • Tue
    23
    Jan
    2018
    6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.Black Labrador, 4100 Montrose, Houston, TX 77006

    Tuesday Social 

    Guest Speaker:  Shelley K. Wall - Shelley will talk about pitching and query letters.

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  • Tue
    27
    Feb
    2018
    6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Black Labrador, 4100 Montrose, Houston, TX 77006

    Tuesday Social 

    Julie Grob

    Guest Speaker:  Leigh Owen and Julie Grob, coordinator for instruction, at UH libraries will present about the Rare Books Collections.  Leigh will give her perspective about why she believes the collections are so important to writers in our community, and Julie will share information about the department’s holdings, and how they’re used.

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  • Sat
    10
    Mar
    2018
    9:00 AM - 4:30 PMSouthwestern Presbyterian Church - 6033 S. Rice Ave., Bellaire, TX

    How to Write a Bestseller by Robert Dugoni

    Date:  March 10, 2018
    Time:  9:00 am to 4:30 pm
    Registration begins at 9:00 am
    Location:  Southwest Presbyterian Church - 6033 S. Rice Ave., Bellaire, TC 77401

    Costs:  Members $120 - Non-Members $150 - Includes box lunch from Jason't Deli

    Calling all serious writers from beginner to expert - Ramp up your writing skills with this riveting workshop presented by award winning author Robert Dugoni.  This full day seminar will include:

    Creating Plots for Page Turners – I and II
    Creating memorable Characters
    Keep them up All Night

    Robert Dugoni has practiced as a civil litigator in San Francisco and Seattle for seventeen years. In 1999 he left his law practice to write full time. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University with a degree in journalism and worked as a reporter for the Los Angeles Times before obtaining his doctorate of jurisprudence from the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law. A two-time winner of the Pacific Northwest Writers Association Literary Contest, he lives with his wife and two children in the Pacific Northwest.


    How to Write a Bestseller with Robert Dugoni