Saturday, August 6, 2011

Issue #29

Good Day Writers! 
Monday’s Meeting we are at the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
 4550 S. Maryland Parkway. Across from UNLV.
6:30 – 8:30 PM.
It’s membership renewal time. To renew your membership for one year
go to
You have until August 31, 2011 before you are removed from member rosters
on the website and the Yahoo Group Page. 
Short Short Story submissions for the HWG Cookbook
200 word short, could be your bio, story behind the recipe or any piece of flash writing.
Deadline to submit short short or a photo August 30, 2011 
Wednesday August 10th 6:30- ?? pm  Writers Pen & Grill will meet this month 
at the M Casino on St. Rose Parkway at the I-15. 
Announcement from Judy McFadden: 
I will be on The Morning Blend live TV show to promote Life with McDuff on 
Thursday, Aug. 11th, Las Vegas KTNV-TV, ABC Channel 13, 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.,
after Good Morning America and before The View (nice spot!). 
Here is the link to the show: 
Also From Judy 
Judy McFadden will sign and discuss Life with McDuff:  Lessons Learned from a 
Therapy Dog ( Saturday, August 13, 2011, 9:00 a.m. to 
12:00 p.m., at Staples, 280 West Lake Mead Parkway, Henderson, Nevada (Lake Mead 
Crossing Mall, Lake Mead Parkway and Water Street).  Staples will hold its 
annual Teacher Appreciation Day from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to thank CCSD 
Teachers and Staff. 
2011 Vegas Valley Book Festival, November 3-6,2011.
The website is currently under construction. 
Stay tuned for more information on the Book Festival 
this year! 
2011 Vegas Valley Book Festival is hosting a short fiction contest for local writers
at the Clark County Library Saturday September 10, 2011 2:30 – 4:30pm prior to the festival
check the Clark County website for details.
Morgan St. James Writers Tricks of the Trade 
Las Vegas edition, Why You Need A Strong Foundation
Los Angeles edition, Four Pitfalls to Recognize and Avoid
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Have a great week!
Teresa Watts

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Upcoming Events & Places for Writers & Readers

At the Henderson Writers Group we support education and events around the Las Vegas Valley

Las Vegas Writers Conference

April 18-20, 2013

Annual Student Writing Contest

The Henderson Writers Group is serious about educating writers. We believe that our youth, specifically students, are the place to start. To further these efforts we have established this writing contest to award scholarships to the best of these budding authors.
See Website for details & submission guidelines.

Vegas Valley Book Festival

Clark County Nevada Libraries