The Houston Writers Guild gathers frequently. Our critique circles meet almost every day of the week. In months where we don’t have formal workshops or our annual conference, we hold member meetings with short learning topics.

HWG-01March 28, 2015 Workshop

Please join us at the March 28 pre-conference workshop as a warm-up for the Spring 2015 Conference coming April 24, 25 & 26. We are offer two morning presenters and two afternoon presenters to choose from. In addition, we are offering in person and via Skype pitch practices.

Morning Session – choose one

1. Presenter: Kathleen M. Rodgers – 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Presentation on the writers journey, how you acquired agent and experience

2. Presenter: Melanie Bragg 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Topic to be determined

Afternoon Session – choose one

1. Presenter: Shelley K. Wall – 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Presentation on “Pitching Tips”

2. Presenter: A representative from Toastmasters – 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Tips on how to speak to an audience


March 28 Pre-Conference Workshop



Pitch Practice – via Skype

Agent Jeanie Loiacono – Members $10 Non-members $15

Pitch Practice Skype – Agent Jeanie Loiacono

Pitch Practice

Jessica Kirkland, Marketing and Literary Agent, The Blythe Daniel Agency, Inc.

Members $15 Non-members $20

Pitch Practice – Jessica Kirkland

Location to be announced soon.

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