Links

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NTSFW MEMBERS

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Alley / Pat Hauldren
Allen
Amy
Brian Carman
Cade Huie
David / D L Young
Dach
Gerald Warfield
Grace Roeber
Greg
Jermaine
Kay Nash
Kendall Furlong
Laura Maisano / Anaiah Press
Mark Shane
Mary / Marielle Miller
Peter
Russ Linton
Shane
Shawn Scarber
Todd Glasscock
Tricia Ferguson
Tom Rodgers

LOCAL WRITING GROUPS

DFW Science Fiction Writers MeetupThe Snow Dragon by M L Miller
DFW Writer’s Workshop (DFWWW)
Dallas Area Writer’s Group (DAWG)
Dallas Poets Community
Dallas Screenwriters Association
Mystery Writers of America, Southwest (MWASW)
National Association of Women Writers (NAWW)
National League of American Pen Women, Dallas
North Texas Romance Writers (NTRWA)
Pens and Pancakes Writers Workshop 
Poetry of Johnson County (PoJC)
Poetry Society of Texas (PST)
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, North Texas (SCBWI)
Stone Peer Soup Workshops
The Writer’s Garret
Yellow Rose Romance Writers (YRRWA)
WORDfest
Writer’s Guild of Texas (WGT)

LOCAL CONFERENCES/CONVENTIONS

Feb 10-12, 2017 – ConDFW, Radisson Fort Worth Fossil Creekschism
Mar 11 — WORDfest, TCC NE, Hurst, TX
Mar 16-19, 2017 – All-Con, Crown Plaza Addison
May 6 – 7, 2017 – DFW Writer’s Conference, Sheraton Hotel Downtown Dallas
Aug 5 – 7, 2016 – InfiniCon, Crown Plaza Addison, (2017 dates TBD)
Sep 23-25, 2016FenCon, (2017 dates TBD)
Oct 1, 2016Granbury Paranormal Expo, Granbury, TX
Nov 11-13, 2016Steampunk November, Mansfield, TX

OTHER CONFERENCES/CONVENTIONS
(incomplete & in-progress list, see Wikipedia’s list of cons for a fuller listing)

AprilWesterosCon, Montreat, NC
AggieCon, Bryan, TX

MayAd-Astra, Toronto, CA

JuneSoonerCon, MidWest City, OK

August – ArmadilloCon, Austin, TX
WORLDCON, 2017 in Helsnki, Finland

SeptemberDragonCon, Atlanta, GA
OctoberMileHiCon, Denver, CO
Dark History & Horror Con, Champaigne, IL51YJUEzfmmL._SX311_BO1,204,203,200_
Horror-RamaCon, Toronto, CA

NovemberOryCon, Portland, OR
AtomaCon, North Charleston, SC
ChessieCon, Timonium, MD
WindyCon, Chicago, IL
TusCon, Tuscon, AZ
TeslaCon, Middleton, WI
ChicagoPopCultureCon, St. Charles, IL
The Alaska Steamposium, Ankorage, AK
WORLD FANTASY CONVENTION, San Antonio, TX 2017

DecemberThru the Stones, Davenport, IA (Outlander)

ONLINE WRITING GROUPS

Critters
Online Writing Workshop (OWW)
Texas Writers @Googlegroups
Writing & Publishing @Yahoogroups

WRITING INFO

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Robert McKee
Story Fix by Larry Brooks

 

Writers of the Future Vol 28

Writers of the Future Vol 28 – Gerald Warfield winner 1st quarter, 2nd prize for “The Poly Islands”

SPECIFIC WRITING AREAS

25 Ways to Boost Your Writing Skills, OpenColleges.edu.au

5 weak words you should avoid & what to use instead, Crew

Active and Passive Voice, Purdue OWL

Active Voice Versus Passive Voice, Quick and Dirty Tips

Demystifying the muse: 5 creativity myths you need to stop believing, Crew

Grammar Girl, Quick and Dirty Tips

Guidelines for Good WritingDr. Austin Caswell Professor Emeritus Indiana University

Misusing “So” and “Very”

Proper Manuscript Format : Short Story Format, William Shunn

Proper Manuscript Format : Novel Format, William Shunn

 

MISC WRITING LINKS

Fresh Fiction Book Club

Shaw Guides Writing Workshops

Writing Classifieds at Narrative Magazine

SUGGESTED SERVICES

EditAlley.com

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