2019 Craft of Writing Conference

The Tulsa NightWriters Club will hold our fourth annual Craft of Writing Conference on Saturday October 26, 2019.  It will be an all-day event held at the Martin Library on Garnett, the same place we have our monthly meetings.  Thank you club Vice-President Rex Griffin for spearheading this excellent adventure. And thanks to the officer board for providing a forum for writers at different steps along their literary path to meet on a level playing field to learn from each other.

This is a free conference, first-come-first serve.  Conference times are 9 am-430pm. Arrive a little early to get registered.

The following is a list of featured speakers and subjects;

  • Phetote Mshairi—Keynote
  • Mary Coley—Writing/Editing 101 For Mystery Writers
  • Dr. Gary Conrad—Medical Jargon 101: What Works and What Doesn’t 
  • Joshua Danker-Dake—Editing Workshop: Sentence and Paragraph 
  • John Fulton—Sci/Fi
  • Rex Griffin—Crafting Emotions: Make Your Reader Feel It 
  • Nikki Hanna—Write With Voice, Style, and Humor
  • Renee LaViness—Nanowrimo: Tips and Tricks for Writing a Novel in 30 Days
  • Romney Nesbitt— DIY (Do It Yourself) Writing Practice
  • Jeff South—Yes, But Is It Funny?
  • M. Carolyn Steele—Research: Getting It Right the First Time
  • Carla Stewart—Women’s Fiction
  • Bill Wetterman—A Writer’s Journey From Novice to Marketing 

DISCLAIMER:  This event is not affiliated in any way with the Tulsa City-County Library. The Library neither sponsors nor endorses this event, the speaker(s) or the organization.


Here are a few pictures depicting our 2018 conference. We expect 2019 to be bigger and better.