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December 2018

Saturday Night Write: Metaphorically Speaking . . . with Special Guest Speaker Amber Helt

December 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Flying Fish, 300 E Abram St
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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Amber will be speaking to Saturday Night Write on the topic Metaphorically Speaking.  Visit her at www.RootedinWriting.com. As you grow, you see the world differently. Well, so do your characters. Amber will lead a discussion on how to theme the metaphors in your character's POV narrative to subtly demonstrate their growth to your readers. Using this method, we can show your character’s motivations, personality, and evolution over the course of the story.

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January 2019

Saturday Night Write: Organizing Your Writing Practice with special guest Storm Huyen

January 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Flying Fish, 300 E Abram St
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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Saturday Night Write meets on the third Saturday of each month to provide instruction and encouragement to writers in the community surrounding UT Arlington (and anyone else who wants to drive out to meet up with us).  Our discussion leader presents a structured topic and background research to spark interactive participation, focusing on various aspects of craft.  Everyone is welcome to join us for these FREE events. Storm will speak to us on how to organize your writing time and workflow.  She will…

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Presentation: Seamless World Building at the Writer’s Guild of Texas

January 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Richardson Public Library, 900 Civic Center Dr
Richardson, Texas
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Building a convincing world is important no matter what genre you write in.  It is easy to give either too little detail, resulting in a world that seems poorly thought out, or too much detail, leaving the reader overwhelmed.  We will discuss how the principle of Hemingway's Iceberg, the adage of showing instead of telling and the philosophy that character is story play together to give you worldbuilding that feels expansive and seamless. Here's the link on the group's site: https://www.wgtonline.org/events/january-2019  …

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February 2019

ConDFW

February 15, 2019 - February 16, 2019
Raddison Fossil Creek, 2540 Meacham Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76106 United States
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I'll be on programming at ConDFW.  Check their web site for programming schedule. http://www.condfw.org/

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Saturday Night Write: Aliens and Anthropomorphic Characters

February 16, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Flying Fish, 300 E Abram St
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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Saturday Night Write meets on the third Saturday of each month to provide instruction and encouragement to writers in the community surrounding UT Arlington (and anyone else who wants to drive out to meet up with us).  Our discussion leader presents a structured topic and background research to spark interactive participation, focusing on various aspects of craft.  Everyone is welcome to join us for these FREE events. Whether you're writing epic space opera or children's stories or a mystery told from the POV…

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March 2019

Pure Chocolate Launch Party

March 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Interabang Books, 10720 Preston Rd. Ste. 1009B
Dallas, TX 75230 United States
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Are you ready to Return to the Chocoverse?  Reserve a copy of Pure Chocolate for the signing by calling Interabang Books at 214.484.4289 . If you get a chance, RSVP on Facebook.  It's not required, but it helps me know how much cake to bring.                                                                       Dallaschocolate.org and Interabang Books will be hosting my choc-tastic Launch Party.   Date: March 5, 2018  Time: 7 PM  Location:  Interabang Books 10720 Preston Rd.  Ste. 1009B  Dallas, Texas 75230    www.interabangbooks.com * dallaschocolate.org *www.amberroyer.com …

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Pure Chocolate Reading/Signing at The Writer’s Block, Las Vegas NV

March 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Writer’s Block, 1020 Fremont Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101 United States
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More Details Coming Soon!!!!

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Saturday Night Write: Guest Speaker TBA

March 16, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Flying Fish, 300 E Abram St
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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Free

Saturday Night Write meets on the third Saturday of each month to provide instruction and encouragement to writers in the community surrounding UT Arlington (and anyone else who wants to drive out to meet up with us).  Our discussion leader presents a structured topic and background research to spark interactive participation, focusing on various aspects of craft.  Everyone is welcome to join us for these FREE events. We will have a guest speaker.  Check back for more information.

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WordFest

March 23, 2019
TCC Northeast Campus, 828 West Harwood Road
Hurst, Texas 76054
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I'll be representing Saturday Night Write out at WordFest.  Come on out to see what's going on in the DFW writing community!   RSVP through the Facebook event. https://www.facebook.com/events/346640309403885/

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WordField2019

March 24, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
TCC Northeast Campus, 828 West Harwood Road
Hurst, Texas 76054
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This is the Make-Up Day for the events that got flooded out at Writer's in the Field. RSVP at their facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/346640309403885/ Yeli from Yelibelly Chocolates and I will be doing the Chocolate in the Field Demo, so you guys won't miss out. Check out Yeli's site: https://www.yelibelly.com/

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