Fun Tidbits and Facts

September Newsletter Fun Tidbits

Did You Know? Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, lived next door to Mark Twain.

Things Heard at Meeting

“Part of it is, you have to be dead.” “I can fix that.”

“I had the guts to put it out there.”

“I’m not out to blow smoke upyour head scarf…or yourmule.”

“Stop killing people!”


September 2018 Calendar of Events

Sept. 1—Harry Potter Festival @ Garage Coffee

Sept. 10– Critique Café Meeting @6:00

Sept. 17– Critique Café Meeting @6:00

Sept. 18-Deadline for Best of Critique Café Submissions

Sept. 22—Texas Writers at Historic Fort Stockton—Book Signing and Brunch in Barracks 2.

Sept. 24– Critique —Finalization of October Newsletter

What We’re Reading

Jody Day—Flowers from Afghanistan by Suzy Parish

Sarah Shuttleworth—The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss

Rachel Nix—Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis

Alexis Fountain—The King of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner

Frances Armstrong-Dragons of Autumn Twilight by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman

Richard McGee—War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

Call for Submissions

Best of Critique Café, Volume 6, Fall 2018 Theme: Fall/Halloween

Eligibility: Must be a current member of the Critique Café writers’ workshop.

All works must be submitted no later than September 15, 2018

For Complete Guidelines, Call Jody at Fort Stockton Public Library or email request for guidelines to

 Best of Critique Cafe, Volume 5, Summer 2018 is available for purchase now on Amazon!

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