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Fred A. Tarpley Memorial Writer’s Conference Set March 10

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Local author Sharon Feldt is 2018 President of the Silver Leos Writers Guild which meets monthly at Texas A and M Commerce.  She is inviting everyone who loves to read or has an interest in writing to make reservations to attend the March 10 Memorial Writers Conference at Texas A and M Commerce Rayburn Student Center. The annual Conference is dedicated to the memory and writing passion of the late Professor Fred A. Tarpley whose teaching influenced generations of students.

During the day-long conference,  published authors and writing educators will cover these topics:  “Story World: Why Setting is So Important”, ” The Road to Publication and Other Great Disasters”, “The Element of Memory”, “Making It Real: Creating Dynamic Fiction Inspired By Your Life”, and “What If: Writing Alternate History”.  Speakers will include TAMU Writing Center Director  Diana Harris and the team of Judy Ford and Robin Reid, both TAMU PH.D. instructors in History, English and Creative Writing, also Texas writers Pamela Cripps Haskin who authors children’s books and memoirs, Reavis Z. Wortham, author of two mystery book series and Bobbi Kornblit with two novels to her credit. Each of the speakers will intrigue, instruct and inspire the audience.

If you would like to attend the Conference or find out more about the Silver Leos Writers Guild, go to their Facebook page or you may e-mail Sharon Feldt at [email protected] Deadline to register for the conference is March 1. Cost is $50 for members and $55 for non-members.

 

 

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Author: Enola Gay

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