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10/14 NY Times Bestseller Jonathan Maberry on “Making Stuff Up for a Living (And Getting Paid for It!)”

Posted by on Sep 27, 2016 in Events, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 10/14 NY Times Bestseller Jonathan Maberry on “Making Stuff Up for a Living (And Getting Paid for It!)”

As a kickoff event for our Fall for Writing Conference, we are pleased to have this fun talk! Making Stuff Up for a Living (And Getting Paid For It!) NY Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberry has built a successful and weirdly diverse career by being flexible, trying new things, ignoring bad advice, realizing that writer’s block is a myth, learning from mistakes, building community, and having a lot of fun. In this lively talk and Q & A he’ll share his...

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10/14 Art Show Reception (Steampunk!)

Posted by on Sep 27, 2016 in Events, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 10/14 Art Show Reception (Steampunk!)

Kickoff event for our Fall for Writing Conference. Cinematic Escapes: Whether in Technicolor or black-and-white, the art is inspired by the big screen.  Artists:  Stephen Marchesi, T. Greenwood, Jill G. Hall, Deborah Ramos, and Bonnie Woods. We have art inspired by classic horror films (perfect for Halloween season), plus Treasure Island, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Harry Potter, Star Wars, and more.  There will be short readings from some of the works that...

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Writing is Writing is Writing by Molly Cook

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in Blog, Craft Talk, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Writing is Writing is Writing by Molly Cook

WRITING IS WRITING IS WRITING (Originally appeared in a slightly different form on my blog What Would Steinbeck Do? http://whatwouldsteinbeckdo.wordpress.com) Published writers tend to think of themselves as “real” writers — the ones churning out hot novels and heartfelt poetry and memoirs and thrilling true-life adventures or exposes. All others who push pens or tap keys are just writing hacks. Sadly, those other writers also tend to think of themselves this way...

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10/15 Fall for Writing: Info on Individual Sessions

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in Blog, Classes, Events, Fresh Ink, Inklings, Monthly Event, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 10/15 Fall for Writing: Info on Individual Sessions

October 15-16th:  All Day Conference.  Individual sessions are offered throughout both days.  Below you will find more information about the sessions.  You can buy a weekend pass and take up to 10 sessions (we have two rooms so there are usually 2 classes running at the same time) or you can pay for each session you want individually. More info on conference: click here Members  $25/session:  A la carte pricing for individual sessions (choose sessions...

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2017-01/17 Scrivener with Kim Keeline

Posted by on Sep 17, 2016 in Classes, Events | Comments Off on 2017-01/17 Scrivener with Kim Keeline

Scrivener is writing software (for Mac or PC) which helps keep you organized and on track. Switch between outline/writing/photos/research and keep everything together. A unique tagging system, backups (and the ability to compare between past versions and the current version of a draft), and a simple but powerful interface makes it one of the best ways to write a novel or any long piece of writing, particularly one with notes, research, or complex ideas. This  workshop...

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