May 2017 Meeting Reminder – Public Speaking with Debora Coty

deb cotyJoin us at our May 2017 meeting to hear Debora Coty present on public speaking. As writers, we are often given opportunities to speak to other writers or to readers and Debora is going to help us understand the benefits of public speaking and give us information about doing it right.

Debora Coty is the award-winning author of the Too Blessed to be Stressed series and other devotionals for women. Her humorous and inspirational style has won the hearts of readers. Visit her at http://deboracoty.com/ to learn more about her.

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As usual, we will meet on the fourth Thursday of the month.

This month’s meeting is May 25th. 

We meet in Room 305 of the Family Center at:

St. Andrews Methodist Church
3315 Bryan Road
Brandon, FL 33511
CLICK HERE for full directions and a campus map.

Feel free to bring a piece of writing for critique. In honor of Mother’s Day, this month’s prompt is “What I Wish Mother Had Told Me.” (Pieces for critique do not have to follow the prompt.) We welcome fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Critique guidelines: 2 pages front only or 1 page front and back, typed, double-spaced, 12 pt font

Looking forward to seeing you!

April 2017 Meeting – Marketing

Marketing is something all writers must deal with once they are published, and even sometimes before.

This month we welcome author and fitness trainer Jeff White, who will be sharing his experience marketing his books.

Jeff White

Jeff has used a variety of marketing strategies, and he will share what has been successful for him.

Don’t miss this month’s meeting!

Our April meeting will take place on Thursday, April 27th.

We meet in Room 305 of the Family Center at:

St. Andrews Methodist Church
3315 Bryan Road
Brandon, FL 33511
CLICK HERE for full directions and a campus map.

Feel free to bring a piece of writing for critique. In honor of the hope Easter brings, this month’s prompt is “My Greatest Hope.” (Pieces for critique do not have to follow the prompt.) We welcome fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Critique guidelines: 2 pages front only or 1 page front and back, typed, double-spaced, 12 pt font

Looking forward to seeing you!

February 2017 Meeting – Love and Blogging

 

February’s presenter is our own Kathryn Hkathrynoward, blogger and homeschool momma. She will be sharing about the ins and outs of blogging. Visit Kathryn’s blog at https://kathrynsjournal.wordpress.com/.

We’d love for you to join us. Feel free to bring a piece of writing for critique. In honor of Valentine’s Day, this month’s prompt is “First Love.” We welcome fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Critique guidelines: 2 pages front only or 1 page front and back, typed, double-spaced, 12 pt font

Our February meeting will take place on Thursday, February 23rd.

We meet in Room 305 of the Family Center at:

St. Andrews Methodist Church
3315 Bryan Road
Brandon, FL 33511
CLICK HERE for full directions and a campus map.

Looking forward to seeing you!

January 2017 Meeting and Welcome

happy-new-year-2017-posterIn less than one week, Brandon Christian Writers will be holding our first meeting of 2017! We’ve got a great year ahead of us, with presentations on all sorts of writerly topics and writing prompts for each month. (Click HERE for a list of this year’s monthly prompts.) We’re hoping to work out some more events, like Saturday workshops, too.

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Our first meeting of 2017 will take place on Thursday, January 26th.

We meet in Room 305 of the Family Center at:

St. Andrews Methodist Church
3315 Bryan Road
Brandon, FL 33511

CLICK HERE for full directions and a campus map.

This month’s presenter is our own Kat Heckenbach, author of YA fantasy trilogy Toch Island Chronicles. She will be talking about setting goals for the new year and keeping true to ourselves as writers while doing so.

We’d love for you to join us. Feel free to bring a piece of writing for critique. This month’s prompt is “A Fresh Start.” We welcome fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Critique guidelines:  2 pages front only or 1 page front and back, typed, double-spaced, 12 pt font

Looking forward to seeing you!