Saturday, August 20, 2011

Issue #31

Good Day Writers!

Monday meeting at Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. 4550 S. Maryland Pkwy across from UNLV. 6:30 – 8:30pm


Once again we have Seven-Inch Vinyl A Rock n Roll Novel in the news. By request a signed copy is headed to the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland OH. Congratulations Donald Riggio!

 Donald Riggio book cover 

For Sale on Amazon and through the author at


HWG Member Morgan St. James newsletter site for Writers Tricks of the Trade is up. Check it out

Also from Morgan, the book Writers Tricks of the Trade has been published and ready for purchase.

 image Kindle edition available on Amazon.

Read the weekly article.


If you were at last weeks meeting you heard HWG Member Vital Germaine read a chapter from his memoir Flying Without A Net. His reading continues to captivate the audience with his incredible life story and how he got to Cirque du Soleil. Morgan St. James interviewed Vital in October 2010 and this past week gave us an updated interview on this multi-talented artist. Check it out – as a reminder comments on the Examiner page always appreciated. Read it, Share it, Like it, Tweet it.


New faculty updated for the Las Vegas Writers Conference. Agents/ Publishers and Speakers added. Don’t miss out on this exciting annual event sponsored by the Henderson Writers Group and Stephens Press.


One of the most exciting events at the Las Vegas Writers Conference has to be the award ceremony for our Annual Student Writing Contest. Cash prizes and scholarship attendance to the conference and publication in the Bi-Annual Writers Bloc Anthology. Details below for Student Entrants. You don’t have to be a local Las Vegas local student to enter. Open to any and all genres.


The Clark County Library announced space available for rent. Book Signings, Workshops, Meetings. Contact Julie Okabayashi, Scheduling Specialist for details and dates available. or call 702-507-3458. The Clark County Library supports several literary events and one of the biggest supporters of the Henderson Writers Group.


This November the Vegas Valley Book Festival, November 3-6, 2011. I see the website is still under construction, keep checking for updates on Authors, Workshops and events. If you are an author and would like a table contact them for more information.


If you’re on Facebook don’t forget to join the Henderson Writers Group page. Make announcements, book signings, sales, publications, brags and network with other writers. We have several authors on the site from all over the world!

We have also created an event for the Las Vegas Writers Conference. Share it on your page and ask your friends to share. Spread the word!!


Membership dues until August 31, 2011, Renew today $40.00 annual for members to read at meetings, receive discount to the conference, join Conference Club, (make payments for the conference).


Until Next 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