Women Writing the West 2022 Conference

Have You Registered Yet? Be one of the first 100 people to register for the 2022 WWW Conference and receive a leather journal. Our generous sponsors, Typo Market and The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum have donated these lovely leather Journals. Created by L3Designs, Stillwater, OK, they come in two colors: Maroon & Creme,Continue reading “Women Writing the West 2022 Conference”

Women Writing the West 2022 Conference

Conference Sponsorship Opportunities Our 2022 Conference theme is, “Red Earth Voices: We All Have a Story to Tell. We will focus on the connective power of storying. To uplift. To empower. To inspire.” There are several sponsorship packages available for the 2022 Women Writing the West Conference being held in Oklahoma City on October 20Continue reading “Women Writing the West 2022 Conference”

Women Writing the West 2022 Conference

Red Earth Voices: We All Have a Story to Tell This will be Women Writing the West’s first-ever conference in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Oklahoma comes from two Choctaw words: okla, meaning people; humma, meaning red. The land of the red people. This year’s conference is entitled Red Earth Voices: We All Have a Story to Tell. We will focus on theContinue reading “Women Writing the West 2022 Conference”

Tiffany Yates Martin

Get Out of the Room “The editor has no place in the room while you’re writing,” says world-class developmental editor, Tiffany Yates Martin. She enthusiastically encourages you to let your pure creativity flow without your imaginary inner-jerk editor, poking you, asking, “Really?  Is that the best way to say it?” There’s a time for theContinue reading “Tiffany Yates Martin”

Kate Ristau

What Are You Bad At? Folklorist, Kate Ristau, will tell you she’s bad at “description.”  Then she’ll encourage you to ponder your own Don’t-Want-To-Admit, Not-So-Good areas of writing. And you’ll let out a breath of relief when she tells you why it doesn’t matter.  Your awareness is what matters. Now that you’re aware of yourContinue reading “Kate Ristau”

Frank Weber

Amp up Story Tension: Villains have Their Moments You know what the villain, brute, or antagonist in your story must do. But is that character believable?  Would he/she actually act that way in the real world? At the October WWW Conference, we have the unique opportunity to hear from forensic psychologist, Frank Weber.  This award-winningContinue reading “Frank Weber”

Melissa Hart

Article Writing—It Benefits You in Ways You’ve Never Dreamed Need to sell more books?  Need to gain credibility and move to “published” status more quickly? Want to improve your overall writing skills for both fiction and non-fiction? Writing articles will help you reach all these goals.  It even pays, maybe not a lot, but theContinue reading “Melissa Hart”

Bringing Portland to You

Water Kathy Sechrist – 2021 Conference Chair Portland, Oregon—water, water, everywhere. The city sits in a valley between two of earth’s natural treasures and lifelines. Their waters carved the land and affected both man and earth’s history.  Travel east, and you pass through the gorge cleaved by the mighty Columbia River. The Gorge began forming as farContinue reading “Bringing Portland to You”

Eliana West

Diversity-How to Step Out of Your Comfort Zone Eliana West passionately believes that young people are our future readers, and they want to see stories of people they can relate to in worlds that look like their world, with friends of different abilities, skin color, sexual orientation, and religious and cultural backgrounds. Sounds great.  HowContinue reading “Eliana West”

Bringing Portland to You

VOODOO Doughnuts Barb Froman, WWW President If we could be in Portland during the 2021 Conference, I guarantee you’d walk 40 yards from the hotel to the famous VOODOO Doughnuts.  Founded in 2003, with the tongue-in-cheek mission of “world doughnut domination,” you can no longer get the Pepto doughnut which made the company renowned.  CoveredContinue reading “Bringing Portland to You”