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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.
Current SWW members can have an Author Page on this site. Enter your information through the online submission form.

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 New! SWW SAGE – July 2017

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SWW Hosts New Weekly Memoir Critique Group! Click Here!


Upcoming Workshops



Presented by Jodi Thomas

Saturday August 5th, 12:30-2:30pm after the meeting

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How to Pitch Your Work

  • Presented by a Panel of Writers including:
    Sarah Baker
    Melody Groves
    Rob Speigel

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Upcoming Classes

Poetry Class and Interactive Workshop presented by Jeanne Shannon and Joanne Bodin
Three Saturdays in July:  July 8th, 15th and 22nd.

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Websites for Writers
presented by Loretta Hall

4 Two-hour Sessions
July 16, 23, 30 and August 6

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World-Building:  Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Worlds on the Bias
Presented by Betsy James

6-Week Writing Challenge
Tuesdays, 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm    —     October 24, 31, and November 7, 14, 24, 28
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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: swwsage@swcp.com!

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




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