Member Books

Monthly Meetings
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Wednesday, May 25
6:30 pm via Zoom
♦ Susan Katz:
Why Every Writer Needs an Editor

Saturday, Jun 11
10:00 am
In Person & Zoom
♦ Melody Groves:
Writing Westerns: The Good, the Bad, the Beautiful

Wednesday, Jun 22
6:30 pm via Zoom
♦ Jim Tritten:
Short Stories Are Fun

Saturday, Jul 9
10:00 am
In Person & Zoom
♦ BR Kingsolver:
How to Write a Series

Wednesday, Jul 27
6:30 pm via Zoom
♦ Margaret Shannon:
You CAN write your Family History

Saturday, Aug 13
10:00 am
In Person & Zoom
♦ Ronn Perea:
Public Speaking for Authors

Wednesday, Aug 24
6:30 pm via Zoom
♦ Joseph Badal:
Two Important Writing Rules

Saturday, Sep 10
10:00 am
In Person & Zoom
♦ Anne Hillerman:
What I Wish I’d Known Before I Wrote My First Novel


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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Annual Writing Contest

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Judging in Progress

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Go to Workshops for more information.

Writing a Page Turner
Presented by Hallie Ephron
Saturday: May 14
12:30 – 2:30 pm

Summer Break
No Workshop
Saturday: June 11

Marketing Best Practices
Presented by Geoff Habiger
Saturday: July 9
12:30 – 2:30 pm

Last Draft Secrets — How to Get Your Final Draft Ready for the Editor
Presented by Susan Katz
Saturday: August 13
12:30 – 2:30 pm


Go to Classes for more information.

Hearing Voices: Using Multiple Narrators to Deepen Your Novel
Presented by Ellen Meeropol
3 weeks, Saturdays: May 7, 21, and 28
12:30 – 2:30 pm

Formatting Your Book Using Microsoft Word
Presented by Mary McArthur
4 weeks, Thursdays: May 5, 12, 19, and 26
3:00 – 5:00 pm

Social Media
Presented by Elizabeth Layton
4 weeks, Tuesdays: June 7, 14, 21, and 28
5:30 – 7:30 pm

Writing Your Family History
Presented by Margaret Shannon
3 weeks, Saturdays: August 6, 20, and 27
10:00 am – Noon

What classes and workshops would you like to see offered this year? Contact our Class/Workshop Coordinator at Info@SWWriters.com to let us know.

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