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No Mustard on Your Shirt: Spill-Proofing Your Grammar and Style

Friday, August 2
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Cascade A/B

It’s a truth every interviewee knows: there’s nothing more tragic than missing out on your dream job because the interviewer can’t see past the stain on your collar. In this class, we’ll tackle the grammar and style mistakes that even experienced writers make, and highlight winning strategies for scrubbing them out of your manuscript. Don’t give your reader even one easy reason to toss your work aside: come learn how to put the “pro” in your prose!


Tex Thompson

Arianne “Tex” Thompson is a ‘rural fantasy’ author, egregiously enthusiastic speaker, and professional ruckus-raiser. She is the author of the Children of the Drought, an epic fantasy Western trilogy from Solaris, as well as an instructor for LitReactor and ‘chief instigator’ of WORD – Writers Organizations ‘Round Dallas. Currently, she is blazing a trail through writers conferences, workshops, and fan conventions around the country – as an endlessly energetic, catastrophically cheerful one-woman stampede. Find her online at thetexfiles.com and wordwriters.org

Tex Thompson