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March 2019

WordFest

March 23
TCC Northeast Campus, 828 West Harwood Road
Hurst, Texas 76054
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Free

I'll be representing Saturday Night Write out at WordFest.  I will also be on the panet "It's a mystery to me: Working Authors describe the writing process."  Come on out to see what's going on in the DFW writing community!   RSVP through the Facebook event. https://www.facebook.com/events/346640309403885/

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WordField2019

March 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
TCC Northeast Campus, 828 West Harwood Road
Hurst, Texas 76054
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Free

This is the Make-Up Day for the events that got flooded out at Writer's in the Field. RSVP at their facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/346640309403885/ Yeli from Yelibelly Chocolates and I will be doing the Chocolate in the Field Demo, so you guys won't miss out. Check out Yeli's site: https://www.yelibelly.com/

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Texas Women in SFF Signing at Book People, Austin, Texas

March 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Book People, 603 N. Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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This will be a group author event with a discussion of inspirations and influences, followed by a signing. More information at: https://www.bookpeople.com/event/amber-royer-patrice-sarath-nicky-drayden-pure-chocolate-fog-season-temper

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April 2019

Signing at Murder by the Book in Houston, TX

April 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Murder by the Book, 2342 Bissonet St.
Houston, TX 77005 United States
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I will be signing along with Patrice Sarath (one of my fellow Robots).  We will both be discussing our newest releases.  You can find more information on the Murder by the Book Web Site.    

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Saturday Night Write: Archetype vs Cliche

April 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Flying Fish, 300 E Abram St
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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Free

Saturday Night Write meets on the third Saturday of each month to provide instruction and encouragement to writers in the community surrounding UT Arlington (and anyone else who wants to drive out to meet up with us).  Our discussion leader presents a structured topic and background research to spark interactive participation, focusing on various aspects of craft.  Everyone is welcome to join us for these FREE events. Everyone had so much interest in archetypes when we talked about combining them to make more…

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5 Week Class: Write It Short (Start Date)

April 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
UTA Continuing Education, 104 W Mitchell
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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$179

Want to write but think you don't have time? In this course, participants will explore a sampler of short forms: flash fiction, short stories, poetry, personal essays and nonfiction articles. They will focus on how to be pithy and how to introduce all the needed story elements in a limited space - and get ideas on where/how to sell the finished projects. They will build a small body of short work throughout the course, and will have the opportunity to…

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5 Week Class: Are You Ready to Publish? (Start Date)

April 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
UTA Continuing Education, 104 W Mitchell
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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$179

Whether you are looking for a traditional publisher, or are planning to self-publish your manuscript, you need to have a top-notch manuscript and either submission or advertising materials. In this class, participants will do some hands-on editing, create a query and synopsis, build a couple of versions of your biography and learn strategies for planning your author platform.

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5 Week Class: Novel Writing: Level 3 (Start Date)

April 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
UTA Continuing Education, 104 W Mitchell
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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$179

Are you ready to take your novel writing skills to the next level? In this course, participants will learn how to handle four different types of scenes: action scenes, relationship scenes, humorous scenes and "twister" scenes. We will cap the course with a session on how to properly construct a scene. Participants will have the oppotunity to have samples of their work critiqued each week. Prerequisites are either: Novel Writing: Level 1 Beginner's Fiction, or Some experience with basic fiction writing…

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Signing at Barnes and Noble Creekwalk in Plano

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
B&N Plano — Creekwalk Village, 801 W 15th St, Ste E
Plano, TX 75075 United States
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I will have choc-tastic surprises in store at my signing at the B&N in Plano. Let me know you're coming on the Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/259283634998279/

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May 2019

Saturday Night Write: Designing a Mystery Plot / Subplot

May 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Flying Fish, 300 E Abram St
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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Free

Saturday Night Write meets on the third Saturday of each month to provide instruction and encouragement to writers in the community surrounding UT Arlington (and anyone else who wants to drive out to meet up with us).  Our discussion leader presents a structured topic and background research to spark interactive participation, focusing on various aspects of craft.  Everyone is welcome to join us for these FREE events. Many types of stories can benefit from a mystery subplot.  Understanding the key elements of how…

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