FALL WRITING INSTRUCTION CONTINUES
Sharing over four decades of writing experiences that have led to publication in prose and poetry, fiction and nonfiction, I get to help those new to writing as well as those with experience along their writing journey through:
- TUESDAY, OCT. 20, 7 P.M.—NEW SESSION of the Fort Worth Writers Circles. See video on the Writing Instructor page for a quick view of what we do—an array of writing interests—novels, blogs, memoir, short stories and narrative nonfiction. You just may find your niche with us.
- THURSDAY, OCT. 22, 6:30 p.m.—My SMU class in writing "Short Fiction" kicks off. More information on the writing teacher page and at www.smu.edu/creativewriting.
- Editing and private instruction by appointment, contact [email protected]. Learn more about Carmen's teaching.
STORIES, TRUE ADVENTURES OF TEXAS WOMEN ACROSS
THE CENTURIES AND THE LANDSCAPE OF TEXAS
STORYTELLING… Now I get to tell the women’s stories to women’s groups, Texas history groups, library and archive audiences as well as teachers, students, Sunday school classes, business, professional and civic groups.
SATURDAY NOV 14: In Fort Worth, talking about the tensile strong Texas Ranch Women for the Billy Sills lecture series, 10 a.m., Fort Worth ISD archives. OPEN to the public at Billy W. Sills Center for Archives of the Fort Worth ISD, 2720 Cullen St., Fort Worth.
TUESDAY, NOV 17, 9:30 a.m….discussing “Texas Women” to the Arlington Interbrook Women’s Club.
Texas Women’s stories gather kudos:
Having served on the board of the Archives of Women of the Southwest for a year, they elected me vice president this year. SMU’s DeGolyer Library houses this collection.
- FROM Marie Bartlett IN GRIT, MAGAZINE Rural American Know How her post on “Women Ranchers, Faith and Grit.” She quoted from what she called, “Carmen Goldthwaite’s informative book Texas Ranch Women: Three Centuries of Mettle and Moxie (History Press, 2014)”: “Texas wouldn’t be Texas without the formidable women of its past...” (read more, Author page)
- From Caleb Pirtle’s Venture Galleries (www.venturegalleries.com), a blog for readers and writers:
If you’re looking for a great historical nonfiction that reads like vignettes from a novel, this is the book you want to read--Referring to Texas Dames: Sassy and Savvy Women Throughout Lone Star History.
- Contacted by PBS film producer to participate in a project featuring a Texas Ranch Woman profiled in Texas Ranch Women: Three Centuries of Mettle and Moxie.
- Contacted by Saddlebags Dispatches to write short fiction—novella or story—on a facet of Texas War of Independence, one written about in both books on Texas women.
'BACK TO SCHOOL' FOR WRITERS
Celebrating the 5th year of Carmen’s Writing Circles in Fort Worth.
TEACHING WRITING: CLASSROOMS, CONFERENCES, PROFESSIONAL GROUPS & AT HOME with WRITING CIRCLES
Talking about women stories in the Republic of Texas, particularly three on the Battlefield of San Jacinto with Arlington’s Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
Carmen Goldthwaite celebrates…first box of books… Texas Ranch Women: Three
Centuries of Mettle and Moxie.
Mother’s Day week booksigning at Texas Star Books.