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The Dallas Mystery Writers
This is the website for the Dallas chapter of the
Mystery Writers of America. We are open to writers
of all genres from mystery to romance to
speculative fiction and all points in between. If you
want to write, or write better, you are welcome to
attend any of our regular workshops.
Membership in the national MWA is not necessary
to attend the Dallas group meetings. There are
plenty of benefits in joining the MWA, but there's no
membership requirement to attend the Dallas
ZOOM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Recent surge may keep meetings vir-
tual in the fall - more when the situ-
The Dallas MWASW group meets the first Saturday
of each month (except January) at the Olive
Garden, 4240 Belt Line (at Midway), Addison, TX,
75001. Meeting time is 10:00 AM – Noon, followed
There is a $10 fee (cash only – please bring fives
or ones) for the program and drinks-only
attendees. The fee is reduced to $5.00 (cash only)
for those staying for lunch. All who attend are
encouraged to remain and break bread(sticks) with
your fellow writers.
Contact info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dallas MWA Events:
Saturday, October 2, 2021
10 AM - Meeting on Zoom!
Everything I Wish I’d
by LaRee Bryant
(We hoped to meet in person, but
no such luck yet).
LaRee Bryant is a New York-multi-published writer and
also an indie author who’s penned historicals,
mysteries, and non-fiction how-to books. She’s also a
well respected freelance editor for multi-published
authors, self-published writers, and new writers hoping
to be published.
When not submersed in her own writing, LaRee has
taught writing classes for decades, everything from
“The Business Side of Writing” to a full array of lessons
on the creative elements of fiction writing.
Her topic will be “Everything I Wish I’d Known.”
She’ll share practices that will help writers produce
their best manuscript, including keeping plot and
characters logical and consistent, and tricks to editing
your own work so you produce the cleanest and best