DENTON WRITERS LEAGUE
FIRST EDITION
July 2012 VOL. 23 NUMBER 7

DWL Home Page: http://byjoni.com/dwl

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WHERE WE MEET AND WHEN

The second Saturday of every month, at the

Denton Library-Emily Fowler Branch - click here for map 
502 Oakland St
 Denton, TX

General Meeting 10:30 a.m.

Lunch at Noon at the
TBD
Denton, TX

NEXT MEETING: July 14, 2012


Guest Speakers


July 14 - Library Panel
August 11 - Russell C. Connor
September 08 - Janice Rose
October 13 - Joyce Foy
November 10 - Robyn Wheeler
December 08 - Lewie Johnson


GUEST SPEAKER

We will be at the Emily Fowler conducting a panel on writing and our anthologies for the public.  



It's that time of the year again - Membership Renewal.  It's still a bargain at $15 a year.  Click here for membership form. For those of you who receive this newsletter through snail mail, I've enclosed a copy of the form.

 


POETRY CORNER

Poetry Group
3rd Saturday
10:00 am
Emily Fowler Library
502 Oakland St
Denton, TX

Basement Poetry
1st Wednesday
7:00 pm
Hydrant Cafe
208 W Oak St
Denton, TX


ANNUAL CONVENTIONS
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CONVENTIONS

Convention                   Month    Place                    URL             

ConDFW                   Feb     Dallas, TX       http://www.condfw.org/
AggieCon                 March   Bryan, TX        http://aggiecon.tamu.edu/
Dreamin' in Dallas       April   Dallas, TX       http://www.dallasromanceauthors.com/conferences/
Texas Frightmare         May     Dallas, TX       http://www.texasfrightmareweekend.com/lifetype/
ApolloCon                June    Houston, TX      http://www.apollocon.org/
Conestoga                July    Tulsa, OK        http://www.sftulsa.org/conestoga/
Armadillo Con            August  Austin, TX       http://www.fact.org/dillo/
Mythcon                  August  Norman, OK       http://www.mythsoc.org/mythcon37.html
Bubonicon                August  Albuquerque, NM  http://www.bubonicon.com/
Fencon                   Sept    Dallas, TX       http://www.fencon.org/
     A comprehensive list of other conventions    http://www.fencon.org/links.html#calendar
World Fantasy Con        Nov     Austin, TX       http://www.worldfantasy.org/ 


On-Line Writers resources

Author's Network-for writers about writing based in Europe, but interesting- http://www.author-network.com/
Copyright Forms- http://www.loc.gov/copyright/forms/
The New Covey Cover Awards - http://thenewcoveycoverawards.blogspot.com
Dallas Screen Writers- http://www.dallasscreenwriters.com/
Denton Public Library - http://www.cityofdenton.com/pages/library.cfm
Flashing Swords Magazine - http://flashingswords.sfreader.com
Fort Worth Book Blog - http://booksblog.guidelive.com/
Glimmer Train Press, Inc.-A quarterly magazine of about 260 pages of literary fiction - http://www.glimmertrain.com/
How Stuff Works - Want to know how something works, try this link - http://www.howstuffworks.com/
Lulu.Com - A Self-Publisher - http://www.lulu.com/
MeetUp.Com - A place to find MeetUp groups in your area  - http://www.meetup.com/
   Jeff Crilley's DFW Do-It Yourself PR Group - http://freepublicity.meetup.com/1/
National Association of Women Writers - http://www.naww.org
National Writers Union - http://www.nwu.org/
Next Day Flyers - bookmarks, postcards, business cards, flyers, etc - http://www.nextdayflyers.com/printing/
Northeast Texas Writers' Organization - http://www.netwo.org/
Para Publishing Website - a good writing, publishing, and promotion source - http://www.parapublishing.com/sites/para/
Preditors and Editors-a resources to check out agents and publishers http://www.anotherealm.com/prededitors/
Printing for Less - Good prices and I understand good product - http://www.printingforless.com/index.html
Ralan's Webstravaganza-speculative fiction resource http://ralan.com/
Society of Children's Writers and Illustrators - http://www.scbwi.org/
Suite 101 - read articles on a variety of subjects or post your own - http://www.suite101.com/
Texas Coalition of Authors, Inc. - http://www.texasauthors.org/
The Market List-the online resource for genre fiction writers http://www.marketlist.com/
The Novelist's Workshop-essays and advice on how to publish your book- http://www.monash.com/writers.html
Vista Prints - inexpensive business cards, postcards, etc - http://www.vistaprint.com
Writing for Dollars - Good resource on paying markets with a weekly newsletter -   http://www.writingfordollars.com/
Writers Conferences and Centers - http://writersconf.org/
Writer's Exchange - http://www.writers-exchange.com/epublishing/
Writer.com - on-line classes and other writer's information - http://writers.com/
Writers' League of Texas - http://www.writersleague.org/
Writers Net-source for information for writers, editors, agents, and publishers - http://www.writers.net
Writing-World.Com - http://www.writing-world.com 
Writing.Com - Community for readers and writers of all skills levels and interests - http://www.writing.com

There are multitudes of writing resources available on the Internet. Go to any search engine and ask for writer's resources, writer's markets, writer's contests, writer's conferences, etc


DWL OFFICERS:

President       Joni Latham ( dentonwritersleague@verizon.net) - 940/382-4865
Vice-President  Teresa Hill
Newsletter      George Avera

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