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DAWG Officers 2014
President--Patsy Summey
Vice-President--Eldon Irving  
Sec-Treas.--Michael Leath
WebMaster--Alan Elliott 
Past President - Jan Johnson 


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Meets 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00pm
Meetings are open to all writers who want to improve writing skills.
Meet other writers and get published. There is no charge to attend.
Location -- Cedar Hill Library (Zula Bryant Wylie Library)
225 Cedar Street, Cedar Hill, Texas
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Includes information about learning how to write, contests, and other writers groups in the area.


Tuesday, January, 14 2014 - Critique Night - with our guest critique panel of published authors & editors ready to give feedback to those who come prepared to read that evening--authors should bring 5 copies (4 for the panel & one to read from).

Here are the DAWG critique guidelines -- please read them before signing up for a critique.

 

Critique

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER -- RESCHEDULED FOR APRIL - Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Christopher Maselli - Chris Maselli has a passion for not only producing quality writing, but also for teaching others how to do the same. www.christophernmaselli.com 

 

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - Dr. Helen Leath has spent nearly fifty years as an educator, teaching such university classes as freshman composition, technical writing, advanced expository writing, world literature, children's literature, language study, and, for more than thirty years, creative writing. In addition to several scholarly articles, she has also published short fiction in such literary ("little") periodicals as Concho River Review and New Texas. At present she writes a monthly column for the Good Samaritan Village in which she lives.

 

Helen Leth

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Christopher Maselli - Chris Maselli has a passion for not only producing quality writing, but also for teaching others how to do the same. www.christophernmaselli.com 

Maselli

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - James Gaskin --Tech for Writers: Tips, Tools, and Techniques to Help You Produce and Promote Your Words -- James asks that you BRING SOMETHING TO TAKE NOTES ON -- since there will be a lot of details!

James Gaskin

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - Jim Donovan, Literary Agent -- more info to follow

Jim Donovan

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - TBA

 

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - TBA

 

Tuesday, September, 9, 2014 - Elizabeth Lunday has had several books published. Her book The Secret Lives of Great Artists sold over 25,000 copies and was translated into eight languages. She has written for ScientificAmerican.com and has appeared on PRI's Here and Now. Her latest book is The Modern Art Invasion.
She will speak on:
1. What writers need to know to improve their writing, and what particularly has been helpful for her.
2. The process of getting published.
3. How best to market books.

Elizabeth Lunday

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - TBA

 

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - Kathleen Kent is the author of three best-selling novels, The Heretic's DaughterThe Traitor's Wife and The Outcasts, collectively published in 16 countries.  She is the recipient of the David J. Langum Sr. award for American Historical Fiction and the American Library Association's "Top Pick" Historical Fiction in 2014.  She is currently working on her fourth novel based on a short story published in the crime anthology Dallas Noir.

Kathleen Kent

December -- no meeting -- Merry Christmas!

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