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Writers' League of Texas presents: Keeping It Brief - Writing & Publishing Short Fiction

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Join us on Thursday, April 21 to hear panelists Michael Barrett, Jill Meyers, Chaitali Sen, and Kirk Wilson discuss writing and publishing short fiction.

Shorter doesn't always mean easier. Shorter doesn't always mean less important. The short story is a beautiful art form - the perfect choice (perhaps only choice) for many narratives. Many will also say that it is a thriving literary market right now.

But how can a writer know when their idea should be a short story as opposed to something else? How deep can a writer go in a short story? How does one know when to end it? How can one tell if a short story can be (or should be) adapted into a novel? Where and how can one publish a short story? 

Hope to see you there!

About the Writers' League of Texas Third Thursday:
Our Third Thursday program is free and open to the public. These monthly panel discussions on the craft and business of writing take place on the third Thursday of the month (except December) on the third floor of BookPeople. All writers welcome! For more information 

Our April Third Thursday will mark the debut of our new Program Director, Michael Noll -- he joins us as PD starting on April 1 and he'll be moderating this panel discussion (welcome, Michael!).

Keep in mind, seating is limited at this event (especially when BookPeople has an event in-store on the same night), so arrive early if you'd like to be sure of sitting (although there will be standing room when chairs run out!).

Share Your Writers' League of Texas Story!
We're collecting stories, memorabilia, and photos from our members past and present to celebrate our 35th Anniversary. We've created a form to make it easy to share stories or photos from our history. You may submit your contribution here: