Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Texas Christian Writers Conference 2016

Conference is Coming
The Texas Christian Writers Conference will be on August 6, 2016 at Houston's First Baptist Church.
Faculty this year includes DiAnn Mills as Keynote speaker and workshop instructor. Others are Cynthia Hickey, Kathy Ide, Janice Thompson, Martha Rogers, and Michelle Hernandez.

For more details and information for cost, directions and schedule, visit our website at and click on conference.

                                           Here are a few pictures from previous conferences.
           Wanda Shadle was our First Place Winner in the Devotional Category

Kathleen Y'Barbo: A Keynote Speake

Some of our attendees:

Books will also available for purchase in our Bookstore.

Hope you will be able to join us for 2016.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Texas Christian Writers Conference

Texas Christian Writers Conference
 August 2, 2014 at Houston's First Baptist Church 
 Contact: Martha Rogers at
 Below is information and a registration form. 
 Writers in all stages of their careers will find workshops to help them achieve their writing goals. —DiAnn Mills
 Fiction and Non-Fiction WORKSHOPS by Michelle Flippen, Melanie Stiles, Elizabeth Ludwig, Kathleen Y'Barbo Turner, Martha Rogers, Linda Kozar Michelle Flippin

WHAT TO BRING • Notebook and paper for taking notes • Light wrap or sweater as classrooms may be chilly • Money if you want to purchase books in the bookstore (payment by cash or check only) • A manuscript and/or notes to discuss during your one-on-one session with faculty.
 CONTACTS Please contact the following individuals for questions/comments about…

 Conference registration – Pat Vance ( • Special dietary needs – Martha Rogers ( • Everything else – Martha Rogers
 DIRECTIONS Eastbound on I-10: Exit at Post Oak/Silber. Continue on feeder to church. Turn right, and follow street around to the south parking lot across from First Baptist Academy. Enter church through the Fitness & Recreation Center, and follow signs to the Fellowship Center. Westbound on I-10 East: Exit at Antoine. Turn left under freeway, and follow feeder to church as above. From Loop 610: Take I-10 West, and follow directions above after exit at Antoine.
                                                   REGISTRATION FORM
 Name: __________________________________________________________________________ Address: ________________________________________________________________________ City: ___________________________________________ State: _____________ Zip __________ E-mail: _________________________________________________________________________ Registration Type/Fee (please check one): Registration Includes: Continental Breakfast, lunch, and snacks and door prizes and a 15 minute conference with a faculty member
 _____ Member: $70
 _____ Member (age 55+): $60
 _____ Member couple: $95
 _____ Non-member: $85
 _____ Non-member (age 55+): $75
_____ Non-member couple: $110 per registrant,

Total Cost (please indicate the following amounts based on the registration type selected above): Registration Fee: ______ Amount Enclosed: ______ Please make your check or money order payable to IWA! Cash will also be accepted at the door. An additional $10 will be added to the registration fees listed above after July 15 and for walk-ins. Registration fees are not refundable after July 25. Please mail your completed registration form and payment to:
 Pat A. Vance
 1108 Valerie
 Pasadena, TX 77502

Monday, August 8, 2011

Great Conference

The 2011 TCWC has come and gone, but we're already gearing up for next year. The contest opens January 1, so start working on those manuscripts and get them ready for 2012. If you want a copy of the guidelines, let me know and we'll get them to you.

Thank you, Danny, for you hard work. Your first time as a director came shining through. We had a lot of fun.

Be sure to let us know if you want a brochure next spring for the 2012 Conferenct to be held on August 4.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

August 2011 Conference

August 6 is just around the corner and there's still time to register. DiAnn Mills is our Keynote speaker and will also present 2 workshops. Other faculty includes Janice Thompson, Fiction Author; Terry Burns, Agent; Anita Higman, Fiction and Non-Fiction Author; Melanie Stiles, Poetry; Lisa Ludwig, Fiction Author; Martha Rogers, Fiction Author; Cindy Sproles, Non-Fiction Author; Eddie Jones, Non-fiction Author, and Henry McLaughlin; Non-fiction Author.

Registration includes a Continental Breakfast, Lunch, and snacks at break times. We will have a book store featuring books by our faculty and door prizes. Fees are $95, $85 for Seniors 60+, and $100 for a married couple. You may register at the door if you can't do it before August 6.

Would love to see you there.

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Writer's Conference

It's almost here, but still time to register for the lower amount. All fees go up by $10 after July 15. All the plans are in place and this will be a great conference. Contest winners have been determined and those awards will be presented at lunch. If you need a registration form, contact me through my website and I'll send you a brochure. Hope to see you there.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Writer's Conference

We're gearing up for this last conference full steam ahead. If you haven't already registered, send me an email and I'll send one back or send a SASE to me and I'll send you one by mail.
Total cost for the day is as follows:
IWA Members: $70
IWA Seniors: 60
IWA Couples: 95
Non-Member 85
NM Seniors 75
NM Couples 100

Registration fee includes a Continental breakfast, lunch, and snacks during the breaks.
A bookstore featuring the books of the faculty and members will also be available.
Contact information:
email: marthalrogers (at) sbcglobal (dot) net

Mail: 6038 Greenmont
Houston TX 77092

Wayne Holmes, Mona Gansberg Hodgson, Cathy Messecar, Brenda Nixon, Tamela Hancock Murray, DiAnn Mills, Janice Thompson, Donn Taylor, Kathleen Y'Barbo, Anita Higman