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"You find the untold stories of so many women... women who've been lost from the pages of history, and you write them well."
— Ann Smith
Sam Houston Chapter
of the DAR.


WRITING CIRCLES,
Fort Worth:
"I’m here forever…it’s improved my writing so much…even people who don’t care for what I write have commented on the improvement."
— HB of Dallas
He commutes.

“I have enjoyed the class immensely! You are a very inspiring mentor and teacher, and you have a natural ability to share your experience in an understandable fashion!  I have enjoyed the class (memoir) immensely!
Birgetta M., SMU


“We loved having you present at East Texas Writers Guild. Perhaps you can return sometime…”
Pat L.

PRIVATE STUDENTS:
"Wow! Yes, that was a fabulous meeting. Thank you so much for all the information."
— RW of Fort Worth

EDITING:
You’re brilliant!
— KL

 

Gathered around “yellow roses” with the Woman’s Club of Fort Worth library conservators after talking about “The Independence Woman,” surveying the women in both books who figured in the Texas Revolution experiences and circumstances.

At Austin’s Pioneer Farms, invited by Dr. Rosemary Morrow (r) and Board President Mike Ward, I was honored to kick off the Farms’ “Sunday Socials.”

 

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:

UPCOMING CLASSES:

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.

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.

'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.

 

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