Author and Army veteran Bob Worthington (and Las Cruces Writers member and board member) will appear on the KRWG-TV PBS TV show, Newsmakers, with radio and TV personality, KC Counts. The show will be aired at 7 pm on Thursday 11 November, 5 pm on Saturday 12 November, and 11 am on Sunday, 13 November. Bob will discuss his service in the military, the three books in his military trilogy, his three combat tours, PTSD, and his decade as a senior Army clinical psychologist.…
Navajo Revenge is a gripping Chile Charlie adventure. Pintar details the beautiful Navajo Nation’s landscapes as well as cultural conflicts. There is a basic history of how the Navajos are identified and counted for the census.
Chile Charlie and his sidekick Dolly Sweet Thompson investigate the mysterious deaths of two Navajo vagrants. The killings occur in “the murder capital” of New Mexico—Gallup. The two bodies are found almost in the exact location, with their throats slashed. Murder is always an uncouth event, but this story is alarming. The crime scene is devoid of any valuable clues.…
Mark your calendar for Saturday, November 19, from noon to four pm: George Pintar and his faithful sidekick, Chile Charlie, will be at the Mesilla Valley Mall. Pintar will have ten of his latest books available for purchase. George will autograph each book.
George Pintar is a local author who authors stories about famous and near-famous New Mexico characters like Billy the Kid, places like Madrid, and events like The Great American Duck Races in Deming, New Mexico.
These books are fabulous presents for loved ones, friends, or relatives. But, of course, you will want to read it first.…
Everything You’ve Wanted to Know about Writing Fiction, But Were Afraid to Ask
Saturday, October 22, 2022
2:00 pm – 4:00pm
“There are no masters of writing, only students.”
Not sure about a particular aspect of the writing craft—technique, punctuation, paragraphing, story structure, word usage, the writing life, editing, and so on?
This class will provide you the opportunity to ask your questions, coupled with group discussions on various writing topics that may prove to be an edifying experience.
Who Should Take This Class?
- Anyone who wishes to be known as an author with Good Story Writing Skills.
- A Short Presentation.
- Open Forum for Writer’s Questions, and Group Discussions.
- Concluding With: The Best Fiction and Memoir Writing Advice You’ll Ever Get, plus, The Secret to Becoming a Good Writer will be revealed (But you can’t tell anyone).
- Bring your list of Questions concerning the Craft of Writing.
- Bring Paper and Pen, and Be Prepared to have fun in this class.
LOCATION: Good Sam, Building E, 3045 Buena Vida Circle
The building in front of Bus and Handicap Parking, next to the building where we hold the LCW meetings—down the steps, first room to the right.
Join Las Cruces Writers today to participate.
Teaching the Write Way…
Be there! Here are the coordinates and agenda:
Good Samaritan Village in the Creative Arts Room, 3011 Buena Vida Circle
1:30-3:30 PM, 13 OCT 2022
Executive staff will meet 30 minutes early
- Welcome new members
- Report on Seminars and plans for next year’s seminars
- Report on finances
- Discuss all the awards received by members
- Discuss the December 10th book signing at the mall
- Readings and discussion by Sarah and Gretchen
- Agenda for January 2023.
Las Cruces Writers is thrilled that our own Fenton Kay has won Honorable Mention for his poem, “Rainstorm in Juarez,” from Desert Exposure magazine! I can’t publish it here because it is slated for the November/December issue of the magazine, but I give you a consolation poem from Fenton about rain in the desert:
Winter storm torrents –
Rain-soaked earth brings a lily
To the summer’s kiln.…