Thomas Kunkel talks writing, editing at DFWCon

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The morning before the DFW Writers Conference officially blasted through the Fort Worth Convention Center, a small group met in a chilly corner room on the third floor of the building to discuss writing with impact, ruthless editing, and the power of reading. The talk was led by Thomas Kunkel, an accomplished journalist, multi-published author of narrative nonfiction, and current … Read More

Carmen Goldthwaite: Texas Storyteller

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Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of meeting Carmen Goldthwaite as she addressed a small group of editors in Irving, Texas, but her talk did not focus on writing mechanics, her process, or the author/editor relationship. Instead, Carmen spoke primarily of the women she has researched and written about, exuding passion and enthusiasm for these women—her characters—as she told … Read More