TYLER — The East Texas Writers Guild’s 15th Annual Summer Writing Conference, “Boot Camp for Writers,” is set for 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at Tyler Junior College’s West Campus, 1530 SSW Loop 323 in Tyler.
Targeted for writers of all genres, the conference will be packed with tools and information to improve the craft of writing, as well as offer the opportunity to network with fellow writers.
The line-up of speakers and their topics include: Reavis Z. Wortham, Lessons I Didn’t Know I Should Learn; Sally Berneathy Fortune, Editors and Readers Favor Those Who Write Correct English; Suzette Doescher, How to Write About Crazy People Like You Know What You’re Writing About; and Tex Thompson, Prose P90X: Ten Steps to a Leaner, Cleaner, Meaner Manuscript.
Each speaking session will be followed by a question and answer opportunity. The conference fee, including lunch, is $65 for members of the East Texas Writer’s Guild and $75 for non-members. The student rate is $25.
Register online at www.etwritersguild.org or at the door.