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Objectives:   To study methods of writing and research,
      To develop our talents as writers,
          To promote interest in writing, and
                       To encourage our fellow writers at all times

Abilene Writers Guild's next Annual Workshop

March 26, 2022




Guest speaker: Laura Conner Kestner!  


The Workshop will be held in the dining room of First Baptist Church in Abilene.  Enter through the door at the southeast corner of the building (corners of N. 2nd and Hickory Streets).  There is head-in parking on N. 2nd and ample parking across the street from the entrance.  


Registration begins at 8:30 am. Coffee and refreshments will be provided.  Meeting begins at 9 am and should finish by 11:45. Winners of AWG's Annual Contest (which ended November 30, 2021) will be announced at the end of the program. 


Fee: $20      


You may pay at the door, or you may register by mailing a check payable to Abilene Writers Guild, c/o 862 Grand Ave., Abilene, TX 79605.  If you pay at the door, it will help our planning to know you are coming; so please call (325) 665-5195 and leave your name and number.


Laura Conner Kestner spent 25 years in community journalism before pursuing a career in fiction. Her first novel, Remember Texas, was published in 2018, followed by A Texas Promise in 2019, and A Texas Moon in 2020. She has several more books in the works.

 A seventh-generation Texan, Laura was born in Fort Worth and lived there thirty years before moving to Central Texas.

 She and her husband John have been married more than 40 years and have two daughters, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. In addition to writing, Laura loves photography, reading, doing genealogy research, and studying history. She’s a member of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas She’s won several writing awards including a Genesis Award from American Christian Fiction Writers and is a three-time finalist for the Will Rogers Medallion Award.