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.
February 9, Mike Hinkle will be the special speaker at the Pen and Keyboard Writers regular meeting. Mike is the author of The Butane Gospel; was a former weekly columnist for The Edmond Sun; is regular contributor to Boomer Living; engaged in a life-long quest for the perfect pie, the smoothest bourbon, good music, eccentric characters, and the magic lamp. After retiring as an attorney, he received his MFA from Oklahoma City University.
Local author festivals provide an opportunity for authors to showcase their work while developing connections in the area, and the public learns about authors publishing right here in their neighborhood. Attendees can meet some of the top writing talents in the region, sample their work, and even take home an autographed book.
Beginning in January, Nevermore Edits is starting a brand new workshop. According to Nevermore President-Elect Jack Burgos, "Nevermore Edits will now meet on Wednesdays as well as Fridays, weekly, at 7 p.m. We'll critique pieces, as always, bringing the same Murder Method that you've come to know and trust."
The members of Pen and Keyboard Writers have two major goals presently: prepare items for the OWFI writing competition and writ short stories for a group anthology.
Hardesty Library in Tulsa is hosting an event for NaNoWriMo to give writers in Tulsa a boost on their NaNoWriMo plans. Members of Tulsa's Nevermore Edits will discuss topics like Overcoming First Draft Nerves, Brainstorming, and more. The event takes place the afternoon of November 3rd.