Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Salem: “Wait! Before You Hit Send” with Tex Thompson

May 17, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


On Wednesday, May 17th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. (talk begins at 7 p.m.), Tex Thompson, professional speaker and writing instructor at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, will present. Meeting held at the Salem Public Library (Anderson Room A), 585 Liberty St SE.

“Wait! Before You Hit Send”

You’ve gotten to “The End”. You’ve reworked and revised your story until your eyes bleed. And now you’re finally ready to send it off – to an agent, an editor, or straight to Amazon. But are you really? In this class, we’ll walk you through the no-stress, no-regrets checklist of everything you and your manuscript need to ensure that you step out into the spotlight polished, professional, and primed for success.

We will cover:

  • manuscript editing and revision
  • gathering/interpreting critique partner feedback
  • general strategies for submission materials (query letters, blurbs, synopses, etc.)
  • mental health tips for the “hurry up and wait” stage after submission

About Our Speaker – Tex Thompson

Arianne “Tex” Thompson is home-grown Texas success story. After earning a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s in literature, she channeled her passion for exciting, innovative, and inclusive fiction into the Children of the Drought – an internationally-published epic fantasy Western series from Solaris. Now a professional speaker and writing instructor at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Tex is blazing a trail through writers conferences, workshops, and fan conventions around the country – as an endlessly energetic, relentlessly enthusiastic one-woman stampede.

Find her online at TheTexFiles.com.


May 17, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Categories:
Event Tags:


Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St SE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
+ Google Map