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2017-07/16 Late Night Write with Kristen Fogle

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Free to members! $5 for nonmembers. Bring food and drink to share! We’ll provide some wine and munchies too. It’s a time to write while surrounded by other writers. Writing is a lonely occupation and coffee shops aren’t for everyone. We get it. That’s why we do the twice weekly Room to Write sessions for members–to give you a place to write with other writers. Now comes another one of our traditions–a hosted Late Night Write! Executive Director Kristen Fogle...

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2017-07/13 The Marketing Pyramid with Penn Wallace

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Penn Wallace has built a marketing process that works for him, based on layers on top of layers of actionable items. Wallace starts with defining your target audience and building your brand (and platform) and move on to such things as choosing how to publish, how to build a mailing list, mailing list promotions, cross promotions, etc. There are fifteen distinct steps that Wallace takes that must be done in order to build upon the success of the prior step.   Penn...

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2017-07/20 Define Your Target Audience with Penn Wallace

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Step #1 of the Marketing Pyramid is knowing who you are writing for. What are their likes and dislikes? What books are they reading now? What do they want to see in your genre? This course will investigate the process of defining your target audience, then testing to see if you are hitting it. You will learn how to determine the demographics of your readers and make hard decisions on whether you are writing to the right audience or not.   Penn Wallace is offering 4...

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2017-07/09 Second Sunday Author Series at the Women’s Museum: Mona de Vestel

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NOTE NEW START TIME Join us for this month’s Second Sunday Author Series with writer Mona de Vestel who will be reading from her published novel, One-String Guitar. This award-winning novel will take us on an odyssey from the land of a thousand hills in Rwanda to the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota. It is a tale of redemption and an adoptee’s search for her roots and her quest to transform a generational legacy of genocide. Mona will also be reading from...

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2017-07/11 Scrivener with Kim Keeline

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 2017-07/11 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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