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ABOUT THE ALLIANCE

Find Your Inspiration


Caprock Writers’ and Illustrators’ Alliance is an organization of writers and artists dedicated to nurturing our creativity, improving our writing craft and creating a community of camaraderie and support in the Lubbock area.

We welcome people at every stage in their creative journey, from the merely curious to the writer with

dozens of books under their belt.


We meet on the second Saturday of every month at 10 AM at the Lubbock Municipal Garden and Arts Center.


Membership opportunities include

monthly programs on craft, technique, publishing, and marketing.  

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LAUNCH PARTY

Open House at the Garden Art Center Lubbock

Brought to you by KJ Waters Consultancy (kjwconsultancy.com)

JODI THOMAS

Book Signing at the Launch Party

Jodi Thomas is both a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over 50 novels and countless short story collections. Her stories travel through the past and present days of Texas and draw readers from around the world.

 

In July 2006, Jodi was the 11th writer to be inducted into the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame. With five RITA’s to her credit, along with National Readers’ Choice Awards and Booksellers’ Best Awards, Thomas has proven her skill as a master storyteller.

S. J. DAHLSTROM

Book Signing at the Launch Party

S. J. Dahlstrom lives and writes in West Texas with his wife and children.  A fifth-generation Texan, Dahlstrom’s Wilder Good series has won the Wrangler Award from the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, the Will Rogers Medallion three times, and been a finalist for the Lamplighter Award and the Spur from Western Writers of America. 

The Adventures of Wilder Good is his first book series.  In his writing, he draws on his experiences as a cowboy, husband, father—and as a founder of the Whetstone Boys Ranch in Mountain View, Missouri.  

 

JOIN US ON FEBRUARY 22, 2020

Launch Party

Sponsored by KJ Waters Consultancy

Join us for a free fun-filled morning with food, door prizes, and a micro fiction writing contest with prizes.
Plus book signing with New York Times Best Selling Author JODI THOMAS, and multi-award-winning author SJ DAHLSTROM.

Upcoming Events
Launch Party
Sat, Feb 22
Lubbock Memorial Arboretum
Feb 22, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST
Lubbock Memorial Arboretum, 4111 University Ave, Lubbock, TX 79413, USA
Join us for a come and go event to learn more about Caprock Writers and Illustrators' Alliance. Don't miss Food, door prizes, microfiction writing contest for prizes, and meet Award-WInning Authors, Jodi Thomas and S.J. Dahlstrom.
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March Meeting -- Barbara Brannon
Sat, Mar 07
Municipal Garden & Arts Center
Mar 07, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST
Municipal Garden & Arts Center, 4215 University Ave, Lubbock, TX 79413, USA
Join us for our first meeting with Barbara Brannon, former leader of the Caprock Writer's Alliance, Co-Owner of the Texas Spur and Lone Star Literary Magazine.
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April Meeting with Bethany Claire - Writing a Series
Sat, Apr 11
Municipal Garden & Arts Center
Apr 11, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CDT
Municipal Garden & Arts Center, 4215 University Ave, Lubbock, TX 79413, USA
Bethany Claire is a USA Today Bestselling Author of Scottish time-travel romance.
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May Meeting - Sara Ryan Writing and Visual Poetry
Sat, May 09
Lubbock Municipal Garden & Arts Center
May 09, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CDT
Lubbock Municipal Garden & Arts Center, 4215 University Ave, Lubbock, TX 79413, USA
Poet Sara Ryan will share her views on writing and creating visual poetry. Sara is a nominee for a Pushcart Prize and a Best of the Net finalist in 2016
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August Meeting with S.J. Dahlstrom and his Illustrator Cliff WIlke
Sat, Aug 08
Municipal Garden & Arts Center
Aug 08, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Municipal Garden & Arts Center, 4215 University Ave, Lubbock, TX 79413, USA
Join us for a special event featuring award-winning author S.J.Dahlstrom and his illustrator, Cliff WIlke for an engaging look at how they create SJ's Wilder Good series.
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September Meeting with Jodi Thomas on her Storytelling Journey
Sat, Sep 12
Municipal Garden & Arts Center
Sep 12, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CDT
Municipal Garden & Arts Center, 4215 University Ave, Lubbock, TX 79413, USA
We are very excited to present a local legend Jodi Thomas, who will talk about her inspiring publishing journey. With millions of books in print, Jodi is both a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over 50 novels and countless short story collections.
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