Meet your 2015 GFWW Board

Meet your 2015 GFWW Board

The election results are in! Your 2015 GFWW board is: President – Chris Crawford Chris grew up with two loves; computers and writing fiction. When it came time to choose a career, he went with the former and has had a long, successful career as a software developer. But the stories continued to burn inside … [Read more…]

2014 Survey Results and the latest News

Thanks to all who participated in the survey I sent out last week. I was pleasantly surprised by the number who responded! There were three things that stood out: You need more communication, and email is the best way to reach you. This probably shouldn’t have been a shock, but as a techie plugged into the online … [Read more…]

Intuition and the Creative Process

Intuition and the Creative Process

My day job is in the IT department at The Container Store. From the first day, they immerse you into their foundation principles – the guiding criteria by which the company determines how they do business and relate to their employees, vendors and customers. While all the principles are worth study, I want to focus on one in particular … [Read more…]

Local Publisher to visit GFWWriters

The CEO and Chief Editor of Fort Worth based publisher Robyn Lane Books will be giving a presentation at our June 29th meeting. They are looking to publish three new authors in varying genres. This will be a great opportunity to get some exposure for your manuscript, ask publishing questions, or to pitch story ideas. The meeting starts at … [Read more…]

Red, Part 9

The penultimate episode, brought to you by Christine Brodersen…   *************************   “What is that?,” Ezra asked still clinging to the girl’s shoulders for safety.  The sound of crunching leaves and snapping twigs had been replaced by a rumble longer than any cold front produced.  They both felt the earth shake underneath them. “It’s a … [Read more…]

Red, Part 8

Aaron Kurz brings us the antipenultimate chapter in our story. Scot C Morgan next!   **********************   Billy’s eyes opened wide, he thrust his pelvis in the air and jerked his head against a pillow.  He screamed in a high pitch wail, “Reeeeeeeeeeeeeed! Re-reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeed!  Red everywhere!  Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!  Reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeed!” Steps pounded against the wood floor outside.  … [Read more…]

Red, Part 7

Bethany Spotts adds the next chapter to the story!   ****************   “They are brothers,” Malik said turning to the child at his side. Abena stared out the kitchen window, her blue eyes focused on the line of clothes flapping in the wind. So like her mother, Malik thought. Like Tessia, Abena had a sprinter’s … [Read more…]

Red, Part 6

Chris Crawford provides today’s installment, staying with Asher and digging a little further into the world’s history. Check back for Bethany Spotts’ contribution next! ********************** The next time Asher saw Ezra, he was hiding in the edge of the woods, eyes pleading. Did you tell? Asher shook his head, and relief spread across Ezra’s face. … [Read more…]

Red, Part 5

For our fifth installment, Matthew Bryant visits the head of Asher, the narrator’s twin brother. Next up: Susan Sheehey ************ Conflicted feelings of anger and gratitude shot through Asher’s veins like the heat and cold of a fever, something he was far more used to from years of suffering health.  For as long as he … [Read more…]