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Tucson Writers Meetup - Write It like it's Hot!

  • Jul 18, 2013 · 7:00 PM
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Two Hour Agenda for July 18, 2013
Tucson Writers Meetup Event will consist of:

  • Updates and Announcements
  • Practical Tips on Writing
  • Revise vs. Edit
  • Open Source Tools For Writers
  • Presentation 1: The Future of Writing - An Assessment of Book Publishing Paths
  • Q&A Discussion: Special Cases of Publishing - Agent-assisted DIY & Crowdfunded
  • How-To: Sell Your Book Direct-to-Consumer from Your Own Website
  • Presentation 2: Popular Tools & Services for Producing E-Book Files
  • Q&A Discussion: Where to Find Freelance Assistance + Other Services
  • Networking: Meet and Greet

Tucson Writers Meetup is meant as a source of positive reinforcement and community for writers of all kinds in the Tucson area.

Writers' Meetup events will be held on the third Thursday every month in downtown Tucson.

Additional Writers' Workshops will be hosted at other times, with details to be provided in the future.

The goal of the Tucson Writers Workshop and Meetup Group is simply to help foster our community of writers here in Tucson, and to help provide continuity to keep us writing on a regular basis. All writing styles and genres are welcomed; fiction, non-fiction, script writing, journalistic, whatever it is that you write.

Requested Donation to cover fees: $2 per Meetup. Thanks for helping us thrive!

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  • Mark S.

    Always a grab bag of material. Some new some I agree with and some as a reminder.. great information.

    July 22, 2013

  • Michael M.

    Some very good information. Covered alot of territory that was very beneficial. It definitely looks like epublishing is the way to go for most of us. On a side note; I have a webzine called InnerSins that is having a contest for unique kind of story style called Cross Words. First prize is at least $75 and their is no entry fee and the deadline is August 1, 2013. You can find out more if you are interested at I wasn't sure if I should mention it to everyone but since The Society of Southwestern Authors announced their contest at the meeting, I figure it's fair game.

    1 · July 20, 2013

    • Michael M.

      It is a story in the form of clues in a crossword puzzle only the numbers and the clues tell the story and there are no answers exactly, just the story. You can see examples at our website,

      July 21, 2013

  • Yvette A.

    If you're a writer in Tucson and didn't attend, you missed out. Relevant information that was progressive and up to the minute. "Very 2013" as Pablo, our presenter put it, in regard to Crowdfunding but I'm borrowing the quote for tonight's presentation. It had everything I was looking for and more. I'm an Aussie in an American sea so much to learn. I felt "write" at home and what ever is coming in the future with this group is bound to be practical and useful.

    1 · July 19, 2013

  • Yvette A.

    G-R-E-A-T introduction to the grass roots of what's happening in Tucson's writer's world and to see so many writers involved. The information Pablo shared was GOLDEN, so thank you, and I am a newbie to Tucson and to the possibilities America holds for a writer... there are so many leads to follow up from the presentation and the $2 seems a mild mannered investment considering what opportunities are out there. I'll be updating my profile, as recommended and can't wait to work some of you in the future with my very reasonable editing, book cover design/custom photography and Story Brain Storming skills. :-)

    1 · July 18, 2013

  • Bruce J.

    I enjoyed the meeting. I learned much new info that will help me with my self-publishing. The links to other services are extremely helpful.

    3 · July 18, 2013

  • chandika T.

    Sorry to miss this one but will try next month.

    July 18, 2013

  • Shelly G.

    I rearranged my schedule to attend. I am excited!

    July 18, 2013

  • Bruce J.

    I look forward to meeting other writers and learn some valuable lessons.

    July 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Wish I could attend, but I am in the final rush of preparing for BlogHer!

    July 17, 2013

  • Tommy M.

    We are meeting at the same location as previously, correct?

    July 17, 2013

  • Dorene F.

    I have an opportunity to move if I move on Thurs. So I am cancelling this weeks time with you.

    July 17, 2013

  • Mary Jane O.

    I will certainly try to make it.

    1 · July 16, 2013

  • Michael M.

    I plan to come check it out.

    1 · July 15, 2013

  • Klara D.

    I look forward to attending when I return to Tucson this fall. Sounds like an exciting group!

    1 · July 14, 2013

  • Doraine H.

    This will be my first time attending.

    1 · July 14, 2013

  • Yvette A.

    This looks fantastic! I've just moved to Tucson and look forward to meeting local writers (and photographers). I'm planning to be there!

    2 · July 13, 2013

    • Tommy M.

      Welcome, glad to have you aboard :)

      1 · July 13, 2013

  • Mark S.

    Plan on being there

    1 · July 13, 2013

  • Hayden S.

    will attend if possible

    1 · July 13, 2013

  • ethel l.

    Ill be in CA but keep me on the list for future events!!!

    July 12, 2013

  • Dale B.

    Hi Tucson Writers
    Here's my byline on a piece published in the July issue of Natural Awakening
    The monthly operates on the Associated Press Style Guildelines. The topics I am writing for NA are advertiser profiles. Being the magazine it is, the advertisers are wo-wo sorts. My challenge is to present a coherent profile in an interesting voice.
    Out of the six articles published I consider this to be the best example of my writing voice.
    Read it and give me feedback.
    Dale Bruder

    July 4, 2013

  • Bea W.

    Actually downtown venue is not difficult as parking IS available for free on the street after 5. I think this is a good central location as we come from the Green Valley area so we are traveling against any early evening traffic leaving the downtown area.

    1 · June 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I am looking forward to this.

    1 · June 25, 2013

  • Patrick V.

    Let it Roll.

    1 · June 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Can't wait.

    1 · June 21, 2013

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