The Shreveport Writers Club held its February meeting in the Reading Room of the Shreve Memorial Library Hamilton/South Caddo Resource Center in Shreveport.
The writers and guests welcomed special guest, Maple Sudds, author of the autobiography No Blood in the Turnip: Memoirs of a Co-Dependent.
Ms. Sudds read excerpts from the book and talked about how it came to be. She stressed the importance of persevering to tell one’s story and shared her process of learning about herself through writing. She said she hoped to offer hope, healing and understanding to others through her book.
Ms. Sudds answered questions from the audience and discussed how writing the book has impacted her life and her family.
Ms. Sudds sold and signed copies of her book for patrons.
Copies of Maple Sudds’ book, No Blood in the Turnip: Memoirs of a Co-Dependent are available as an e-book download or in paperback at Amazon.com
After a short break, the meeting continued with some business discussion and the monthly Flash Writing Exercise.
The February Critique Group meeting will be held at Retro 521 Cafe in Bossier on February 16th from 10 AM to noon. Writers may bring a short piece of writing for critique or just come to offer support, helpful advice and encouragement to other writers.
Shreveport Writers Club next regular meeting will be March 2nd from 11 Am to 1 PM at the Shreve Memorial Library-Broadmoor Branch, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive in Shreveport. March Critique Group is also planned for 11 Am to 1 PM at the same location on March 16th.