Kathleen Parrish http://photos1.meetupstatic.com/photos/member/6/f/0/6/member_8368422.jpeg

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Writer's Round Table Phoenix http://photos3.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/2/e/c/3/global_21311971.jpeg 20091204
Glendale, AZ 85308
Fantasy, Sci-fi. Nuclear Engineer

Location:

Waddell, AZUSA 85355
Hometown: Waddell, AZ

Member since:

December 12, 2009

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Introduction

After 35 years of writing reports, analyses and technical documents in the nuclear industry, I want to return to writing science fiction, fantasy, freelance articles, and seague into a second career as a full-time writer.

Do you belong to a favorite genre?

Not yet. I write in fantasy and science fiction, and am planning a contemporary thriller that contains a bit of both.

Are there any weaknesses in your writing style that you want to focus on?

Definitely. I really need to work on improving transitions, both between subplots and different points of view.

Would you like to have fun with your writing?

Always! The thing is, to be successful as a writer you have to write, whether it's fun or not. I've found that if I stick with it, it becomes fun as I make progress.

What Kathleen Parrish is saying about this Meetup Group

We have a great mix of new and experienced writers, and try hard to give a good critique for everyone who submits. We're a pretty eclectic group - Sci-fi, fantasy, contemporary romance, literary fiction are all welcome.

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  • Jeff Crimmel-author

    Writer's Round Table Phoenix

    Responding to the meeting last Wednesday.. I was pleased with the turn out and professional look at the writers work. I am interested in becoming a member and will respond when I am ready. To do a good job I need to make time which I now dedicate to finishing the third book in a trilogy I am working on. When I feel I can dedicated the needed energy to the group and sit amongst all those famous authors and give comments I will do so. Still adjusting from living in Mexico for 2.5 years.

    Feb 08, 2014 8:34 PM
  • Tracy McHenry

    Writer's Round Table Phoenix

    Hi KC,

    It was great to meet you on Wednesday. I look forward to being an active member and being able to participate in a critique with your fellow writers. Tracy

    Jun 21, 2013 12:58 PM
  • Barbara Atkins

    Hello Kathleen,

    It was great meeting you today. I look forward to future meetings with this group.

    Jun 01, 2013 10:48 PM
  • Lisa Crouch

    Writer's Round Table Phoenix

    Hi, KC,
    I really would prefer to be in the Blue group, with people I feel better/more comfortable about working with. I was changed from the Red group without my consent and would like to have a say in where I fit in to this Meetup.
    Thank you,
    Lisa Crouch

    Jun 01, 2013 2:45 PM
  • Sam Nelson

    Writer's Round Table Phoenix

    Kathleen,
    Thank you for the welcome. Penina sent me a welcome as well and I would love to attend the Feb. 20 meeting at BN. Hopefully she already added me to the list.

    Feb 14, 2013 11:59 PM
  • Johanna White

    Hi Kathleen, thank you so much for your warm welcome! I am really looking forward to meeting the group. See you tomorrow!

    Jan 15, 2013 8:57 PM
  • Bren Williams

    Hi Kathleen! Thanks for the messages! My kids have been on fall break, so I've been busy, but I will definitely review them before Wednesday. See you then.

    Oct 13, 2012 1:45 AM
  • Bren Williams

    I spotted something about it on your message board, I have it on my calendar. I'm undecided about whether or not I'm going though.

    Oct 06, 2012 10:55 AM
  • Bren Williams

    Thank you for the warm welcome, Kathleen. I'm very excited to be finding writer friends here! It's been six months since I've really been able to attend such a group and I'm looking forward to it. Regretfully, I won't be able to come tomorrow, family commitments. However, I have the next several months meetings in my calendar and I feel confident I'll be able to come to one soon. Thanks again!

    Oct 05, 2012 10:56 PM
  • Peter Pingerelli

    Hi Kathleen,

    I sat in on your session this past Wednesday.

    Jun 09, 2012 2:56 PM
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