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, September 8, 2018

Special Program:  "Yonderland Retreat"

Speaker:  Sally Jadlow

  Everyone must RSVP!!

Retreat is free to Wordwrights members - $15.00 to non-members


Call Donna Le to register - 405-501-2522

Special location for Retreat = near Mulhall, OK

(Click here for a Yonderland Flyer)

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Upcoming Wordwrights Programs:

October 13: Polish for Publication - Critique Session

November 10: Jeanne Devlin, editor of The Road Runner Press

December 8: Christmas Party & Readings/Officer Elections




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

 A Sampling of Previous Programs

  • Speaker, Alton Carter - "Author of Aging Out and The Boy Who Carried Bricks"
  • Speaker, Andrea Foster (The Booklady) - "Sell Your Book Without Losing Your Shirt: Promostions In the New Pubishing Age"
  • Speaker, Carolyn Leonard - "Journey of Discovery in Israel"
  • Polish for Publication Critique Series
  • Speaker, Dee Dee Chumley - "Why Write? Why Christian? Why Fiction?"
  • Speaker, C. Dale German - "Journaling with C. Dale German"
  • Speakers, Donna Le and Donna Sue Berry - "Writing for the Love of God"
  • Polish for Publication Critique
  • Christmas Party & Readings/Officer Elections
  • Polish for Publication Critique Series - "Polish Your Prose and Poetry"
  • Speaker, Chris Christensen, CEO Christensen Media Group - "Marketing Our Writing"
  • All-day Christian Writing Retreat at Yonderland, Mulhall, Oklahoma
  • Polish for Publication - Critique Session for Prose and Poetry
  • 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

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Questions? Contact:

Milton Smith, Past-President
[email protected]

“Lord, establish the work of our hands for us. Yes, establish the work of our hands.” Psalm 90:17 NIV