Staci Mauney, author of the Echoes of Joy Devotional Series, will sign copies of her three print devotionals at the OKC Dream Center Craft Fair, 2212 SW 55th St, Oklahoma City, Okla., from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2019. Other local authors will also be there to sign copies of their books.
Nathan Brown is an author, songwriter, and award-winning poet living in Wimberley, Texas. He holds a PhD in English and Journalism from the University of Oklahoma where he taught for seventeen years. He served as Poet Laureate for the State of Oklahoma in 2013-2014, and now travels full-time performing readings and concerts, teaching workshops and speaking on creativity, poetry, songwriting, and creative writing.
The Pen and Keyboard Writers invite members and visitors to attend sessions about improving writing. The September meeting will be "Giving Your Character Character." Due to several members attending the Ozark Creative Writers Conference, the October meeting is cancelled, but the November meeting's title is "Putting Your Characters in Their Place: a discussion about setting." December's meeting will be the Christmas party BYOCS (Bring Your Own Christmas Story).
Author and writing instructor Nikki Hanna will speak at the Enid Public Library on July 27 from 1 to 4:30. The event is free to the public through the Enid Writers Club by way of a grant from the Enid Arts and Humanities Council. Nikki’s subjects for this workshop are “Write with Voice, Style and Humor” and “Capture Life Through Memoir— Writing the Hard Stuff.”
The next meeting of Tulsa NightWriters will be Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at Martin East Regional Library. The meeting room doors open at 6:30; the meeting begins at 7:00. Our speaker for June is our president, Joshua Danker-Dake, who will be speaking on sentence and paragraph-level editing.
On June 15, 2019, Traci will share things to keep in mind when building your fictional worlds—whether they are set in the present time and place, the distant future, or long ago in a galaxy far, far away.
Jacque Graham and others are hosting a book celebration to announce the release of Vivian Zabel's newest novel, Burnt Offering.
The celebration will be held at the Edmond Community Center at 28 East Main Street in Edmond, Okahoma, on June 28, 2019, from 2–4 p.m.
Tulsa NightWriters Club is busy with spring cleaning. In an effort to increase participation, we are actively updating our annual writing contest guidelines. We are excited to put forward a new revamped program within the next month or two.