Saturday, January 30, 2010

My first writers' conference

Because I have a wonderful and supporting wife, I will be spending the weekend of April 10 and 11 in Grapevine at the DFW Writers' Conference. It's put on by a larger writers group in the Dallas area and, I'll admit, I am excited. They just recently posted a partial list of classes and there are several that interest me.

I let Gina know a week or so ago about it and that I would like to attend. She said she'd do anything to support me in this whole writing thing, and if I thought this would be beneficial then she'd be OK with me going despite the cost. It's not cheap, at least not to us, but I think it will be good to get some actual instruction in the craft of writing and to get a chance to network with other writers, especially those who have been where I am and have found success.

I don't know exactly what to expect, but I am excited. And I am grateful to have a wife who'll support my writing pursuit.


  1. Good luck with it. Post up how it goes after you attend. I've never been to one myself, so I'm curious.

  2. Will do. Like I said, I am excited to learn and excited to network.

  3. :) Sounds awesome. You are really making some positive steps toward your goal!