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.
Due to Covid restrictions at Copperfield Church, we are unable to have in-person meetings there until further notice. We will announce where or how we will be meeting on a month to month basis in our newsletters.
SEPTEMBER 2020 MEETING NOTICE:
In lieu of our monthly scheduled meeting for September we are invited to attend the monthly meeting of Central IWA on Thursday, September 10th, at 7:00 PM. Their guest speaker is Joanne Hillman. They will meet in room 145 on the hallway off the freeway side parking lot. Masks are required entering the building. They can be removed to speak and ask questions during the meeting. The address is:
Houston’s First Baptist Church
7401 Katy Freeway, Room. 145
Houston, TX 77024
In order to have the adequate number of tables to seat everyone, if you plan to attend, please email Martha Rogers at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your seat no later than Monday, September 7th.
Hope to see you there!
JUNE MEETING - met online by Zoom
JULY MEETING - Cancelled
AUGUST MEETING - at home of Martha Roddy, by registration only due to limited social distancing seating.
Free Publishing Guide: (See article below after officer's list)
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GUIDELINES FOR CRITIQUE SESSIONS
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: Please bring five to eight copies.
We welcome writers at all levels. MEMBERSHIP FORM
NORMAL SCHEDULE: (See notice above)
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
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.
NW HOUSTON IWA! Newsletters
August Scribe 2020 - PDF
July Scribe 2020 - PDF
June Scribe 2020 - PDF
April Special Newsletter 2020 - PDF
April Scribe 2020 - PDF
March Scribe 2020 - PDF
February Scribe 2020 - PDF
January Scribe 2020 - PDF
December Scribe 2019 - PDF
October Scribe 2019 - PDF
September Scribe 2019 - PDF
January 8, 2019
Lois Harris, President
Debbie Sapp, Vice-President
Bronwyn Spindle , Secretary
Cherri Taylor, Treasurer
Jeff Campbell, Chaplain
Martha Roddy - Historian
Cherri Taylor - Web Manager
Founder, Past President email@example.com
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How to Write a Memoir: 7 Creative Ways to Tell a Powerful Story
by Brooke Warner
If you’re planning to write a memoir, you’ll want to take your readers on a journey they won’t forget. In this post, the author shares tips for writing a memoir well, as well as plenty of memoir examples.
The Write Life: How to Write a Memoir
Check out Terry Whalin's website re: publishing in the Christian Market. Terry spoke at Texas Christian Writers' conference several years ago.
Get your book published:
Insight to Common Writer Questions:
Terry Whalin states:
If you follow the news about publishing, you are aware the physical bookstores are shrinking. This year over 400 Family Christian bookstores closed their doors. One of the wide open areas for authors is the public library. Libraries have:
• People who love authors and books
• Budgets to buy books
• Hold events for authors to sell books
• And much more
Yet how to you sell your book to these librarians who are buying books? In the last week, I have purchased the Real Fast Library Marketing program and I’ve been working through the various lessons. I’m about to begin actively selling my Billy Graham book to libraries using this system. For a limited time, you can also learn about and purchase this program. There is a free two-hour webinar and discounted program at:
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Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15 KJV
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