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- Tuesday, Mach 20 7pm-9pm
- Judy Avila
- Can You Relate?
- Saturday, April 7 10am-noon
- Benjamin Radford
- A Personal Path to Publication
- Tuesday, April 17 7pm-9pm
- Joanne Bodin & Jeanne Shannon
- Saturday, May 5 10am-noon
- Matthew Yde
- Albuquerque Journal
- Theater critic.
- Tuesday, May 15 7pm-9pm
- John Cousins
- Content Production Workflow
- Saturday,June 2 10am-noon
- James McGrath Morris
- What I learned from…
- Tuesday, June 19 7pm-9pm
- Michael Backus
- Historical Fiction
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Author Interviews and Author Pages
If you’re a member of SouthWest Writers (SWW) and have a book to promote, email Kathy to schedule a website interview.
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Pitch Your Novel Effectively
With Kirt Hickman
Saturday, April 7th 12:30pm-2:30pm
with Sandra Toro
Saturday May 5th 12:30pm-2:30pm
Using Humor in Writing
with Steve Brewer
Saturday June 2, 2018 12:30pm-2:30pm
Click HERE for more information on Classes.
Revising Fiction: Making Sense of the Madness
by Kirt Hickman
Monday evenings 6:30pm
March 12th-April 30th Click HERE for more information
WRITING FOR MAGAZINES:
BAGGING YOUR FIRST MAGAZINE ASSIGNMENT
by Melody Groves
Saturday, April 21, 2018 9am-noon
Saturday, April 28, 2018 9am-noon
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What classes and workshops would you like to see offered this year? Contact our Class/Workshop Coordinator at SWWriters@juno.com to let us know.
Membership News, Announcements and Successes
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If you are looking for a critique group – post it here and read about others looking for YOU! Send your announcements and successes to: firstname.lastname@example.org!
UNM Continuing Education Hosts a Nano-Write-in!
Wednesday, November 29th from 2:00 – 5:00PM UNM Continuing Education North Building Rooms B&C
FREE Event All Ages Welcome/ Youth Must be Accompanied by Parent/Guardian
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing.
IT’S NOT TOO LATE… Register your novel at www.nanowrimo.org
SouthWest Writers YouTube Videos!
SWW is recording speakers at the SWW meetings. If you couldn’t make the meeting or are wanting to remember something in particular – just click on the appropriate link below:
January 19 – Chloe Gallaway on The Hero’s Journey
January 3 – Darynda Jones on Seducing the Reader: The 4 Essential Elements of an Opening
December 3, 2016 – Steven Gould on Screenwriting
February 4, 2017 – Melody Groves – The Five Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting My Career
February 21, 2017 – Dede Feldman – An Activist’s Guide
March 4, 2017 – Paula Paul – Taking the Scenic Route
March 22, 2017 – Heloise Jones – The Writer’s Block Myth
April 1, 2017 – Kirk Hickman – Create Multidimensional Characters
April 17- Jeanne Shannon and Joanne Bodin on Exquisite Corpse Poetry
May 6, 2017 – Lynn Miller – Beginnings: Writing Your Way In
May 16, 2017 – Bob Kidera1 – Overcoming a Late Start to Your Writing Career
May 16, 2017 – Bob Kidera2 – Part 2 of above
June 2017 – Joe Badal on Elements of Fiction
June 2017 – SWW Memoir Conference Speakers
June 17, 2017 – Steve Brewer on The Writing Life: You Call this Living?
June 20, 2017 – Jonathon Miller – How to Write a Memoir and Not Get Sued
August 5th, 2017 – Jodi Thomas – Secrets of a Successful Writer
September 2, 2017 – Panel Discussion. Publishing Advice from 4 SWW authors.
December 2, 2017 – Sean Murphy, Dimension in Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Memoir
January 7, 2018 – Jack Woodville London – Sticking to the Story
February 20, 2018 – Don DeNoon
February 20, 2018 – Lorena Hughes – To Err is Human, to Learn Divine