Schedule

"Tex!" I hear you say.  "You're so fun and cool and devastatingly hilarious - where can I see you?"

Fret not, friends: I am out to paint my town AND yours.  Here's the tour dates so far.  (And if you would like me to come raise a ruckus in your neighborhood, check out my class catalog or contact me at tex at thetexfiles.com so we can talk about it!)

2021 

July 15-17 - 10MinCon - Cincinnati, OH
presenter - "Editing Like a Boss"

2020

March 21 - WORDfest - Hurst, TX
ringmastering

May 20 - Winnsboro Festival of Books - Winnsboro, TX
keynote

 June 5-7 - InkersCon - Richardson, TX
presenting (topic TBA)

June 26-28 - SoonerCon - Oklahoma City, OK
panelist


July 9 - Midwest Romance Writers - Kansas City, KS
presenting (topic TBA)

July 18 - Texas High Plains Writers - Amarillo, TX
presenting (topic TBA)
 
July 25 - UTA Writers' Symposium - Arlington, TX
presenting (topic TBA)
 
Oct 10-11 - Writers in the Field - Mansfield, TX
ringmastering

Nov 14-15 - Steampunk November - Mansfield, TX
staff

2019


Jan 13 - WORDWORKS - Arlington, TX
ringmaster

Jan 15 - Mar 5 - Writing Workshops Dallas - Richardson, TX
teaching "Wordcrafting" 8-week workshop

Jan 25-27 - Carrollton League of Writers retreat - Lake Texoma, TX
faculty - presenting "Formed in Fire"

Feb 15-17 - ConDFW - Fort Worth, TX
panelist

Feb 24 - Sisters in Crime North Dallas - Frisco, TX
presenter - "Worlds Apart"

March 10 - Harmony Spiritual Center - Fort Worth, TX
presenter - "The Gift of Place"

March 23-24 - WORDfest - Hurst, TX
ringmaster

March 26 - Nonfiction Authors Association - Dallas, TX
presenter - "Bigger, Better Author Events"

Mar 30 - Editorial Freelancers Association - Dallas, TX
presenter - "The Grand-Champion Grammarian Throwdown of 2019"

Apr 2 - May 21 - Writing Workshops Dallas - Richardson, TX
teaching "Wordcrafting" 8-week workshop 

April 6 - NETWO Spring Conference - Mt. Pleasant, TX
presenter - "Troubleshooting Your Novel"


April 11-12  - Canadian Writers Retreat - Canadian, TX
faculty - presenting "Auntie M's Guide to Greaseless Self-Promotion"

April 13 - ACFW ReadyWriters Conference - Arlington, TX
keynote - presenting "Prose P90X", "The Seven Deadly First-Page Sins"

April 27 - Permian Basin Bookies - Midland, TX
presenter - "Character Arcs and Architecture"

May 2-3 - Inkers Con - Richardson, TX
boot camp instructor

May 4 - The Writers Guild of Texas - Richardson, TX
presenter - "Formed in Fire"

May 9 - Writers Lunch - Houston, TX
visiting writer - "The Gift of Place"

May 10-12 - Comicpalooza - Houston, TX
panelist

May 18 - North Texas Romance Writers of America - Grapevine, TX
presenter - "Juice Box Hero"

May 27 - June 2 - Writefest - Houston, TX
faculty - topics TBA

June 7-9 - SoonerCon - Oklahoma City, OK
panelist


June 15 - Wordcrafters in Eugene - Eugene, OR
presenter - "The Plate Tectonics Theory of Dialogue", "Dialect to Die For"

June 22 - Writespace - Houston, TX
presenter - "Character Arcs and Architecture", "Auntie M's Greaseless Guide to Self-Promotion"

June 25 - East Texas Christian Writers Group - Longview, TX
presenter - "The Seven Deadly First-Page Sins"

June 28-30 - WLT Agents & Editors Conference - Austin, TX
exhibitor

July 1-10 - Wake Up and Write Writers Retreat Workshop - Boise, ID
faculty


July 11-14 - WORDWORKS - Arlington, TX
ringmastering

July 21 - Dallas Makerspace - Carrollton, TXpresenter - "Introduction to Locksmithing"

July 20 - East Texas Writers Guild - Tyler, TX
presenter - "Prose P90X"

July 26-27 - UTA Writers' Symposium - Arlington, TX - cancelled
presenter - "Exploring Dialogue"

July 29 - Aug 26 - LitReactor - online
teaching "In Search of the End"

Aug 2-4 - Willamette Writers Conference - Portland, OR
presenter - topics TBA

Aug 17 - Hawaii Writers - Honolulu, HI
presenter - "Formed in Fire"

Aug 24 - Fledgling Writers Workshop - Carrollton, TX
writing coach

Aug 25 - Dallas Makerspace - Carrollton, TX
presenter - "Introduction to Locksmithing"

Sept 7 - Dallas Mystery Writers - Addison, TX
presenter - "Juice Box Hero"

Sept 11 - Silver Leos - Commerce, TX
presenter - "Editing Like a Boss"

Sept 13-15 - Purley Gates Writers Retreat - Mt. Vernon, TX
host

Sept 20-22 - FenCon - Irving, TX
panelist


Sept 28 - The Writers League of Texas - Austin, TX
presenter - "Prose P90X" and "Glitzy Grammar"


Oct 4-5 - Roanoke Writers Conference - Roanoke, TX
presenter - topic TBA
 
Oct 12-13 - Writers in the Field - Mansfield, TX
ringmastering


Oct 31 - Nov 3 - Bouchercon 2019 - Dallas, TX
staff

Nov 8-10 - Steampunk November - Mansfield, TX
volunteer

2 comments:

  1. Just signed up for the Paragraph Ranch!! Can't wait till Dec 1st!! So excited (and hard at work: still have about 3 or so chapters to finish my rough draft :)
    Lori

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  2. Registered for Glitzy Grammar in Austin on Sat.Afternoon, Sept 28 in Austin Tx. ...Grammar as a fun afternoon an anticipated first.

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