Meetings

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Chapter meetings are a time of learning for aspiring and established writers. They feature a speaker, and usually occur the first Thursday of the month in the Fellowship Hall at First United Methodist Church, 410 E University Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626. Click here for location details.

You’re welcome to arrive 30 minutes early for social time. Meetings usually last one hour. You don’t have to be a member to attend our free Chapter Meetings. Everyone is welcome!

Have an idea for a topic or speaker at a League meeting? Let us know!

2019 Schedule

  • Jan 3, 7:00 p.m.Georgetown Public Library
    • “Using the 5 Senses in Your Writing”, a writing exercise facilitated by
      SGWL Vice President, D. A. Featherling
  • February 7, 7:00 p.m. – Georgetown Public Library
    • Bruce Judisch, Author, San Antonio, Texas – “Truth in Fiction: How Important Is It?” The author will cover accuracy, authenticity, and plausibility in our writing, leading to research methods.
  • March 7, 7:00 p.m.Georgetown Public Library
    • Cindy Wiegand, Executive Director, GTX Film – “Importance of Good Storytelling.”
  • April 4, 7:00 p.m.Georgetown Public Library
    • Jack Woodville London, Author and Historian, San Antonio, Texas – “Stick to the Story.” The author will cover writing devices that cause readers to not follow what the story is, and how to preclude them
  • May 2, 7:00 p.m.First United Methodist Church
    • Brad Stutzman, Reporter/Columnist/Interim Editor, Williamson County Sun – “Melancholy Paradise: Reflections on a Lifetime of Love, Loss, Laughter and Friends Made Along the Way.” Burnish your credentials in journalism.
  • June 6, 7:00 p.m.First United Methodist Church
    • Mickie Ross, Executive Director, Williamson Museum – “Writing Local History Stories: Tales Waiting to be Told.” True information about interesting occurrences in Williamson County.
  • July 4 – HOLIDAY. No meeting.
  • August 1, 7:00 p.m.First United Methodist Church
    • Detectives Ruben Vasquez and Merideth ‘Holli’ Welborn, Georgetown Police Department – “I Confess!: Adding Realistic Depth to Your Characters.”
  • September 5, 7:00 p.m.First United Methodist Church
    • Becka Oliver, Executive Director, Writer’s League of Texas – “The Agent Search”
  • October 3, 7:00 p.m.First United Methodist Church
    • Writing Class/Exercise – “Updating/Creating an Author Bio & Writing Back Cover Copy” – SGWL Member and Author, D. A. Featherling
  • November 7, 7:00 p.m.First United Methodist Church
    • Lila Guzmán, Author and Editor – “Common Mistakes in Fiction Writing”
    • Election of Officers
  • December 5 – Christmas Party to be announced