2 December Author Events in Texas

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We invite you to the annual DFW Ready Writer Christmas Party on this Saturday December 12th. Becky Yauger, ACFW Vice President and DFW Ready Writer Secretary 2009, will be sharing a devotional that is sure to touch your heart and prepare you for the celebration of Christmas.

We will also be having lunch (Dutch treat). Bring a gift (something writerly—book, writing material, chocolate, cups, teas, etc.) with the value of $15.00 or less, and we will have an old fashion gift exchange (Chinese Gift Exchange).

Hope you will come and join in on the fun.

Date: Saturday – December 12, 2009
Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Meeting Place: La Hacienda Ranch Restaurant
5250 Hwy 121,
Colleyville, Texas

(Restaurant sits alongside the southbound access road between Hall-Johnson and Glade).

Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year from the DFW Ready Writers Chapter.

Janice Olson
His Words, His Story, His child
Vice President, DFW Ready Writers Chapter

Nothing kills a proposal faster than a poorly prepared submission. In “Self-Editing for the Fiction Writer”, author and speaker Elizabeth Ludwig will demonstrate the most common mistakes authors make when submitting their manuscripts, and give tips for improving the quality of the overall proposal. Attendees will learn how to locate problem areas such as: Repetitive Words and Phrases, Show vs. Tell, and much more!

The CenTex Chapter meeting takes place
Saturday, December 19th from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
in the Lane House on the campus of First Baptist Church, Round Rock, Texas.
For map and driving directions see: http://www.fbcrr. org/

Elizabeth is a regular contributor to the popular literary blog, Novel Journey, named one of Writer Digest’s 101 Most Valuable Websites for Writers, 2008, and she manages Spyglass Lane, the official blog for readers and members of the Heartsong Presents: Mysteries book club.

She has published several novels and is an accomplished speaker and dramatist, having performed before audiences of 1500 and more.

All Central Texas writers are invited to attend.

Dorothy Featherling, President
CenTex Chapter, ACFW

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