Mystery Writers of America Southwest Chapter



Special Day-Long Event with Jeffery Deaver
Saturday, October 20, 2018
HCRJ (Note updated venue!)
801 Bering Drive, Houston 77056
Parking is behind the building.
MWA members' cost $30 / non-members $50 (lunch is included in your fee)

The morning focuses on special guest Jeffery Deaver, who presents his much-heralded seminar. The afternoon features a panel discussion with MWASW authors Mark Pryor, Deborah Crombie, and J.M. Redmann.

8:45: Welcome: Kay Kendall, MWA SW Chapter President
9 AM - 12 noon: Jeffery Deaver
Noon: Lunch
2 - 3:30 PM: Panel discussion: Mark Pryor (Austin), Deborah Crombie (Fort Worth), J.M. Redmann (New Orleans)

To register, click on this link: PayPal.Me/mwasw
Plug in the appropriate amount. Once you 1) Pay and 2) Register, then we have a seat saved just for you.

Click here to download a printable flyer (PDF).

Houston MWASW Meeting

Third or fourth Saturday of each month at noon
1399 S. Voss
Houston, TX 77057

Next Meeting: The Jeffery Deaver seminar on Oct. 20 will take the place of our usual monthly meeting.

The Houston MWASW group usually meets the third Saturday of each month, except June, July, August and December. Meeting time is Noon-2 PM. We will be meeting at Carrabba's at 1399 S. Voss. Contact Laura Elvebak at or call our reservation line 713-797-8464 by noon on the Wednesday prior to the meeting.

Dallas MWASW Meeting

First Saturday of each month at 10 AM
Olive Garden
4240 Belt Line
Addison, TX

Next Meeting: October 6

Blake Kimzey, founder of Writing Workshops Dallas, is a graduate of the MFA Program at UC Irvine and currently teaches in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Texas at Dallas; Blake also sits on the Board of the Elizabeth George Foundation and received a generous Emerging Writer Grant from the Foundation in 2013.

The Dallas MWASW group meets the first Saturday of each month (except January) at Olive Garden, 4240 Belt Line, Addison, TX, 75001. Meeting time is 10 AM-noon, followed by lunch. 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 (cash only) for those staying for lunch. All who attend are encouraged to remain and break bread(sticks) with your fellow writers. Contact info: Check the group's web site for more information.


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