The Arizona Professional Writers, Rim Country Chapter is changing its meeting date for 2019. Its first meeting of the year is at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9. The group now meets the second Wednesday of the month at the Majestic Rim on Tyler Parkway.

To begin the year, Marie Fasano will present “Interviewing Techniques.” Anyone who is a writer and plans to be published needs this information. Newspaper, magazine and digital media editors like to see quotes in the articles. It brings the piece to life.

The Arizona Professional Writers, Rim Country Chapter host the popular Payson Book Festival each summer. The 2019 festival is Saturday, July 20 at the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino event center.

Author registration opens in January at

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