During the meet and greet dozens attended to find out more about the project, meet the judges and other participants and just to show their support. Among the judges present were (seen below) authors Sylvia Dickey Smith, Kia Stokes, Brian W. Smith, P. Elaine Archie, Elaine Flowers and Joseph Henderson. It was the first time many of them had actually met in person, but you wouldn't have been able to tell by the conversations and the instant connections that were made.
At the end of the day three contestants were confirmed for the show:
Aside from the actual activites of the weekend, The Write Stuff supporters were able to give back to others as well. Dozens of books were brought in as donations, totally over $450! These will be presented by author Sylvia Dickey Smith to the Georgetown Public Library in Georgetown, Texas.
Houston, TX has begun a new chapter for this groundbreaking project. The countdown is now on! Next will be Atlanta, GA. To see the full photo gallery for the Houston, TX trip, visit this link: http://thewritestufftv.webs.com/apps/photos/album.jsp?albumID=3722507 .To keep up with other events and those associated with The Write Stuff, visit http://www.thewritestufftv.com.