Wordwrights Programs

Wordwrights is a Christian writing group that meets the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 a.m. in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Program: "Polish Your Prose and Petry"

Polish for Publication - Critique

 Join us!

 

Upcoming 2017 meetings:

Saturday, August 12 in OKC

Saturday, September 9 in Mulhall, OK at Yonderland (Yonderland flyer)

Saturday, October 14 in OKC

Saturday, November 11 in OKC

Saturday, December 9 in OKC

 

Some of the latest meeting program and topics have included the items below

 A Sampling of Previous Programs

  • Speakers, Jean Reed and Kathryn Spurgeon - "Two Book Publishers"
  • Speaker, Virginia Brendle, founder GIFTS: "How to Be Presenters to Promote Your Work"
  • Speaker, Nathan Gunter, Managing Editor at Oklahoma Today magazine
  • "Writer's Work" - Wordwrights Members - Writing short bios/tips/devotions/writing to celebrate Easter
  • Speaker, Dr. Robert Kanary, Pastor/Author on writing nonfiction books, writing children's books, traditional vs. self-publishing, and audio books
  • Christmas Party with readings by Wordwrights Members
  • Speaker, Jeremy Ingle, Newspaper Editor/Publisher - Oremus Press, on writing devotionals for local papers and small presses
  • Speaker, Una Belle Townsend, "Writing Children's Picture Books"
  • Critique Session: "Polish for Publication" - Lori Williams, Leader
  • Speaker, Marla F. Jones, Writer/Artist/Book Publisher - Doodle and Peck, on writing children's books
  • Speaker, Benjamin Myers, Poet Laureate of Oklahoma: "Poetry"
  • Speaker, Melanie Hemry: "How to Sell to Guideposts"
  • Speaker, LaQuita Dayton: "Accidental Publisher"
  • Speaker, Norman Styers: "Why Write Nonfiction?"
  • Speaker, Jean Reed: "Writing Dialogue 101 aka Eavesdropping 101"
  • Christmas Party and Member Book Signing
  • 20th Anniversary Celebration - "Wordwrights - Crafting Words for Christ: 20 Years and We've Only Just Begun!" Special guest: Irene Martin, founder of Wordwrights group
  • Speaker, Louise Tucker Jones: "Finding Your Passion in Writing"
  • Speaker, Kathryn Spurgeon: "Writing Love from the Inside Out"
  • Speaker, Barbara Shepherd: "Secrets from the Contest Queen"
  • Speaker, Carla Stewart: "Researching and Writing Historical Fiction"
  • Critique and Themed Writing Session
  • Speaker, Carolyn Leonard, on genealogy and her new book, "Who's Your Daddy?"
  • Planning ACW Conference & Critique Session
  • Speaker, Barbara Shepherd: "Taxes and the Business of Writing"
  • ACW Conference Report & Critique Session
  • Speaker, Stan Tolar, on writing tips, personal writing experiences
  • Writing Exercises
  • Critique Session
  • Critique Session & Fellowship
  • Speaker, Joe Jared: "Writing Metrical Poetry"
  • Speaker Susan Brown: "Seven Roadblocks to Publication and How To Get Past Them"
  • Critique Session "Refining Our Work"
  • Speaker, Nancy Simmons Vineyard: "Joy on the Writing Journey"
  • Speaker, Rene Gutteridge: "Ask Me Anything"
  • Speaker, Jean Reed: Critique Session & Planning ACW Conference Banquet - "To the 9's"
  • Speaker, Milton Smith: "Attending ACW & Other Conferences”
  • ACW Conference Report & Critique Session