EVENTS

CRAFTING STRONG WOMEN: A GENERATIVE FICTION WRITING WORKSHOP 

Sat, May 18, 2019

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM 

Trini Mendenhall Community Center, 1414 Wirt Road, Houston, TX 77055

Award-winning author Jae Mazer and I will follow up our successful March writing workshop on May 18 at 1 pm at the Mendenhall Center in Spring Branch, Houston. Come ready to enrich and create female-oriented characters across many genres — from literary to speculative fiction, to mystery/thriller, to stories of love and friendship. Bring 1,000 words of your current work in progress featuring a female-oriented character, or notes on a new character that you’d like to create. Gather fresh ideas and renewed determination to bring feisty and resilient women to life on your pages! This fun yet challenging workshop will get your pen and your mind moving. Tuition: $60. Limited to 15 students.

Register via Eventbrite today: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/crafting-strong-women-a-generative-fiction-writing-workshop-tickets-59930749485

 

COMICPALOOZA 2019 

 

Writing Powerful Women in Genre Fiction

Friday, May 10, 2019, 5:00 pm – 6:00pm

Women of Horror

Saturday, May 11, 6pm-7pm 

George R. Brown Convention Center

1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, Texas 77010

See you on 5/10 & 5/11 at Comicpalooza Houston! Join me for panels about writing strong women & women writers in horror! Stop by booth 39171 on Saturday, check out my books, and say “Hi!”

 

PREVIOUS EVENTS:

SECOND ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF WOMEN’S WORDS

Sunday 3/3/19, 4 pm -5:30 pm, The Black Lab Pub, 4100 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006  

Writers and readers from across Texas came together to celebrate female-identifying voices with Spider Road Press at our second annual literary reading and book signing!  I facilitated and emceed readings by a large group of talented and diverse group of Texas women writers. Best-selling authors and emerging writers shared their fiction, poetry, and memoir. It was an inspiring evening of reveling in the strength of our literary community!

 

S P A C E

An Exhibit Featuring Collaborative Projects Between Writers and Artists, displayed at the Houston Public Library in fall 2018.

Visitors experienced “Map of Human Distance,” a collage map and literary exploration by artist Lee Steiner and myself. Excerpts of my accompanying flash fiction and prose poems are featured in the anthology “SPACE” from the WIVLA press. For more information on the anthology, see: http://wivla.org

 

SPEAKING AND TEACHING:

If you’d like me to speak or teach with your organization, email me at patricia@patriciaflahertypagan.com. An experienced instructor, I love talking to other writers and working with them to generate new fiction and poetry. My specialities include writing stronger female characters, writing rich shirt fiction, how to win writing contests, and helping niche presses to thrive.  

 

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