Meetings

Georgetown LibraryChapter 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 Georgetown Public Library, 402 W 8th St, Georgetown, TX 78626. See the schedule below for details.

You’re welcome to arrive 30 minutes early for social time. Meetings usually last one hour and minutes are published in the following month’s newsletter. You don’t have to be a member to attend our chapter meetings. Everyone is welcome!

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.Georgetown Public Library
    • 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.”
  • June 6, 7:00 p.m.Georgetown Public Library
    • 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. – Georgetown Public Library
    • Captain Roland Waits, Public Information Officer, Georgetown Police Department – title TBA
  • September 5, 7:00 p.m.Georgetown Public Library
    • Becka Oliver, Executive Director, Writer’s League of Texas – “The Agent Search”
  • October 3, 7:00 p.m.Georgetown Public Library
    • Writing Class/Exercise – “Twelve Steps to Write/Update an Effective Author Biography” – facilitated by D. A. Featherling
  • November 7, 7:00 p.m.Georgetown Public Library
    • Election of Officers, in addition to members reading selections of their writing, three to four minutes each.
  • December 5 – Christmas Party to be announced

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