Jim Sanderson: Multi published author in multiple genres. He is the head of the Masters in English program at Lamar University and a member of the Texas Institution of Letters, an organization whose membership is by invitation only and whose members include Carmac McCarthy and Larry McMurtry. Anyone interested in Screenwriting may wish to speak with him. You can learn more http://www.inkbrushpress.com/sanderson.php and https://sites.google.com/site/jim2sanderson/homeDr. Jim Sanderson spoke on scene,summary, and POV.
Gretchen Johnson: a talented woman whose fiction has appeared in Amarillo Bay and whose collection of stories just came out from Lamar University Press. You can see it: www.lamaruniversitypress.org Gretchen Johnson offered exercises in research and writing the short story.
Dr. Jerry Craven spoke about publishing poetry and short stories
The day included sessions with each professor, aQ/A Panel with all speakers, and time for book signing and socializing. We will soon be posting pictures from this day.
To see us on the Lamar University website: http://www.lamaruniversitypress.org/resources/GulfCoastWriters-2013.pdf