Northwest Houston Inspirational Writers Alive is Christian interdenominational writers’ club.
IWA promotes creative writing to glorify Christ by helping individuals advance their writing skills and find effective markets for their work.
DECEMBER meeting: Marie Riffle is out of town because of the death of a family member and the Christmas Party, December 11 meeting at the home of Marie Riffle is canceled, but rescheduled at our usual meeting place: Refreshments: Your favorite Take to a Party dish, snack, or sweet.
Copperfield Church, 8350 Highway Six North, Houston 77095, 7-9 pm
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Keep your calendar open for our Tuesday, July 10, 2018 critique meeting
AUGUST MEETING 2018 will be a the first Baptist Church Saturday, August 4, 2018, 8 am-4:30 pm
for the 26th Annual Texas Christian Writers' Conference
NEWSLETTER has the details: PDF
We welcome writers at all levels. MEMBERSHIP FORM
Critique Meetings scheduled for Second Tuesdays May, June, July, October, November Also, October and November We nominate and vote for new officers
NW Houston IWA! Meets August 4, 2018 for the
Annual IWA! Conference
Houston’s First Baptist Church
7401 Katy Freeway Houston, Texas
NW Houston IWA! does not meet in August at Copperfield
September 11, 2018 Meeting Speaker- MELANIE STILES
December Christmas Party
MAY 8th, 2018 MEETING featured:
HIDDEN in Plain Sight by Jeff Campbell, our Chaplain
We praise the Lord Jeff is a member of NW Houston IWA!. We know he’ll be happy to share his journey writing, HIDDEN in Plain Sight.
NW Houston IWA Meets Second Tuesdays of the month at Copperfield Church
8350 Hwy 6 North from 7 to 9 pm.
Check with front desk for Room Number
Spring MEETING: Leigh Powers has accepted invitation to speak April 10, 2018
See Leigh's website: email@example.com
Leigh Powers loves helping women find their places in God's great story of salvation. Leigh is an award winning author, speaker, pastor's wife and mother of three from Conroe, Texas. She is a graduate of Baylor University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary who has published over three hundred Bible study lessons and devotions with publishers such as BaptistWay Press, Smyth & Helwys, Union Gospel Press, and Worthy. You can usually find her with either a book or knitting needles in her hand--and sometimes both. Renewed: 40 A 40-Day Devotional for Healing from Church Hurt and Loving Well in Ministry is her first book.
MEETING: Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 7-9 pm
MEETING: February 13, 2018
Critique Sessions: On arrival, please sign the Critique Sheet for a critique of your manuscript.
Guidelines for a critique: We follow guidelines acceptable with most publishers, font New Times Roman 12 and double-spaced. We critique five pages maximum.
Copies: We are members of a writing organization. We need sufficient copies of manuscripts for critique or handouts for each person at the table. For this reason, we greatly appreciate members who let us know they’ll be absent.
Copies Needed for February: Please bring five to eight copies.
Since the founding of NW Houston IWA! we have alternated Critique Sessions with speakers. Our speakers include multi-published authors in all genre and come with a myriad of experiences from many walks of life.
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January 9, 2018 / Critique Meeting
Linda Slate, President
Debbie Sapp, Vice-President
Lois Harris, Secretary
Marie Riffle, Treasurer
Jeff Campbell, Chaplai
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2017 October PowerPoint Presentation Click to download PDF
OCTOBER Northwest Houston IWA! MEETING __ Member Discussion
Power of Emotions presented by Diane Mills to the Northwest Houston IWA! members, May 9, 2017
May meeting! 2017
DIANN MILLS Gave an excellent talk on the POWER OF EMOTIONS
Copperfield Baptist Church, 8350 Hwy. 6 North
Houston, TX 77095 United States + Google Map
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Let my concepts and writing be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my strength and my redeemer. KJV Psalm 19:14
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