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Panel Discussion for Writers: “Being a Good Literary Citizen”
January 11, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
The Writers’ League is excited to host this free & open to the public panel discussion in the Dallas area at the Half Price Books – Flagship Community Room (5803 E. Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX 75213). All writers welcome!
The label “writer” can often be associated with a solitary existence — a lone figure bent over a computer or notebook for hours at a stretch, at a desk for one, in a room of one’s own.
But, while alone time for writing is important, it’s also important to remember that there’s a rich, diverse and active community that exists for writers. And there are myriad ways that we as writers can participate in that literary community; ways we can connect with each other to establish our creative tribe.
Our distinguished panelists will offer thoughts and guidance regarding the ways we can support and uplift each other, engage in the larger literary community (not always easy for the shy and reserved among us), adhere to some do’s and don’t’s on social media and elsewhere, approach giving and receiving criticism (especially with regard to reviewing other writers’ books), and just generally behave ourselves, play nice, and make lasting connections.
Our four panelists are Karen Blumenthal, Will Evans of Deep Vellum Publishing, Sanderia Faye, and Jeramey Kraatz – Author. For more information click here: http://bit.ly/1I5p5mx
About the Writers’ League of Texas:
With over 1300 members statewide and growing, the Writers’ League of Texas is a vibrant community that serves to educate and uplift Texas writers, whatever stage they may be at in their writing careers. In addition, the WLT offers valuable service to communities across the state with free programming in libraries and local schools.
We host free and open to the public panel discussions every Third Thursday of the month (except December) in Austin as well as panel discussions in Dallas, Houston, and other cities in Texas throughout the year.