Meetings & Speaker Schedule

Chapter meetings are held the third Saturday of every month from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The Woodlands/Shenandoah Lupe Tortilla is located behind the Red Robin at
19437 Interstate 45, Shenandoah, TX 77385 (281) 298-5274

For more information, 

please email chapter president 

Janice Thompson at wots.acfw@gmail.com



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What to expect:


Whether you've been thinking about writing a novel or the local book-seller carries several of your published titles, our meetings are wonderful opportunities to meet with other writers of all levels.
  •  Introductions and announcements are made before food is ordered.
  • Fellowship and free-form discussion follows over a delicious meal.
  • The education portion of the meeting begins with a speaker, panel, or other presentation relating to the craft of fiction writing, writer development, or the publishing industry.
  • Adjournment followed by book signing and/or resource purchase opportunities and continued fellowship, depending on the topic and presenter(s).
In addition to our regular monthly meetings, our chapter now hosts 3 - 4 WRITE-INS and WRITE-OUTS per year. Please feel free to join us for these fun events. 



2016


January 16th: Industry Shifts Panel with Q&A
February 20th: Linda Kozar/Janice Thompson: Dollars and Sense (Earning $$ in today's crazy market)
March 19th: Karen Witemeyer: Marketing For Those Who Hate Social Media
April 16th: Personal Publishing Journeys (with Q&A): Annette, Kathrese, Linda Yezak
May 21st: Genre Luncheon/costumed (read-around from that genre, along with tips on how to market specific genres)
June 18th: Ava Bates (Writing as Ministry)
July 7th: Write-In: Conference Audio and writing/socializing/eating (location to be determined)
July 16th: Kathrese McKee: (Topic to be determined)
August 20th: Speed-Dating Conference Prep (Elevator Pitches, Choosing Editors and Agents, Choosing Classes, Choosing What to Pitch, all done speed-dating style)



AUGUST 25-28: ACFW CONFERENCE IN NASHVILLE!
Note the special date. Not in September this year!

September 17th: Kathleen Y'Barbo (Make me Care)

October 8th: Indie Publishing Mini Conference (8:30 - 3:00) 
St. Timothy's Anglican Church
6819 Louetta Road
Spring, Texas
November 19th: Creating and Marketing the Audio Book: Traci Hilton
December 10th: Annual Christmas Party!




4 comments:

  1. Hi! I would love to get in touch with the co-ordinator or president of this group. Can someone please direct me to the appropriate email address? Thanks.

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  2. You can email Janice Thompson at wots.acfw (at) gmail.com

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  3. What time does the meeting start on May 21st? I will be a newcomer.

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  4. We start at eleven o'clock. If you want to send an email to wots.acfw (at) gmail.com I'll add your name to our list.

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