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Jump start your writing into gear in 2013

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We all make New Year Resolutions and writers are no different in that aspect. Our resolutions usually mean more work as in more pages written, more stories or articles submitted, more conventions attended, and still, more writing done.

To help writers jump start our writing into gear this year, here are a few writer’s groups you might be interested in:

Authors, Books, & Coffee
every Monday night
6pm – 9pm
ABC Coffee
3751 Matlock Rd Ste 103,
Arlington, TX 76015

Authors, Books, & Coffee is open to all writers to write, discuss writing, do readings, critique, and write some more. Join them anytime between 6pm and 9pm. Organizer: Pat Hauldren or Pat.Hauldren (at)

Frisco Day Writers
3rd Thursday @ 9am
Barnes & Noble @ Stonebriar Mall
2601 Preston Rd Unit 1204
Frisco, TX 75034
(NE corner of Highway 121 & Dallas N. Tollway)

Organizer for the Frisco Day Writers is Rick DeMille. All writers are welcome. Submissions for critique may be uploaded to their Yahoogroup or read aloud at the meeting. For more information, see their website at

Frisco Night Writers
2nd Tuesday @ 7pm
9509 North Dallas Parkway
Frisco, TX

Organizer for the Frisco Tuesday Night Writers is Scott Dalton. All writers are welcome. Bring about 5 – 8 pages to read, an open mind, and a desire to improve your own craft and help others improve theirs. For more information, see

Pens and Pancakes Writers Workshop
Every 1st Saturday
10:30 a – 12 noon
The Dock Bookshop
6637 Meadowbrook Dr
Fort Worth, Texas 76112

Pens and Pancakes is a free workshop for all writers and aspiring writings with special guest facilitator Shewanda Riley, best selling author and a Dallas Weekly columnist. For more information, call 817.457.5700.