Getting the Words Right”
Why am I writing this? How does it serve my story? Is this the best way to say it
Amanda Arista – Author and teacher with SMU’s Writers Path – Originally from Illinois, Amanda now lives in Dallas with her husband and daughter. Published author and instructor with the SMU Writers Path, she likes to be known as the character lady who prefers demons and witchcraft to slasher films.
“The World of Publishing Today” Marketing & Where do I fit in?
Lena Nelson Dooley – Award Winning Author – Award-winning author, Lena has sold more than 850,000 copies of her books. As a member of the American Christian Fiction Writers and the Christian Author’s Network, Lena loves mentoring budding authors.
Tolkien and CS Lewis were critique partners. It’s been said that Narnia and Lord of the Rings would not exist if not for that group. If those two needed critique, how much more do we need other eyes on our work before we submit it to publishing. Double Critique tomorrow night, September 28, 2016 at 5pm and 7pm. You have 34 hours to have it ready to read. Critique is the best tool any writer has, next to 32 staff members doing the work for them, like so many big time authors . Try using critique as a deadline to finish a novel.
September meeting is a double critique with a mini session on “With Zombies.” You also might want to read members books this year and offer a fair and kind review on Goodreads. Goodreads is a site you should become familiar with before you get your book out. Writing reviews are good to help you write back-cover copy.