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Writing and Publishing Workshops

Post Date:12/20/2017 11:28 AM

Authors Aaron Blaylock, Marylee MacDonald, Deena Remiel, and Sharon Skinner will be presenting writing and publishing workshops during the month of January. Attend and use the fresh start of a new year to make progress on whatever you're writing.

Writing From the Body with author Marylee MacDonald
Fri | Jan 12 | 2:00pm – 3:30pm | MN
How can mere words recreate the physical sensations of emotion? Join author Marylee MacDonald for this introspective writing workshop.

Fine-Tuning the Voice of Your Book with Marylee MacDonald
Sat | Jan 13 | 3:00pm – 4:30pm | DR
Stories aren't only about plot and character. Join author Marylee MacDonald for writing exercises to discover our own silenced voices and the stories we didn't know we could tell. 

From Zero to Novel: Complete your Novel in the New Year
Sat | Jan 13 | 2:30pm – 4:30pm | MN
Local author Aaron Blaylock will discuss how to take your novel from start to finish in a year. A limited number of author consultations will be available before the class (call the library to reserve a spot).

CANCELED - Production Secrets of the Prolific Pros
Thurs | Jan 25 | 6:00pm – 7:30pm | DR
We regret that this program has been canceled.

Pay or Get Paid: Know Your Publishing Options
Sat | Jan 27 | 2:30pm – 4:00pm | MN
Authors today have a variety of avenues for publishing their novels. Authors Deena Remiel and Sharon Skinner will share their experiences working with various publishers in order to help you make the best choice for your personal publishing goals.


Interested in meeting a local author? Sheila Grinell will be spending some time at three of our branches as part of our Local Author of the Month program series. Stop by during one of her visits this January.

Local Author of the Month
Sat | Jan 6 | 2:00pm – 4:00pm | MN
Sat | Jan 20 | 1:00pm – 3:00pm | DR
Sat | Jan 27 | 1:00pm – 3:00pm | RM
Sheila Grinell is our Local Author of the Month for January. Writing is her second career--she is the founding director of the Arizona Science Center. Her books are: Appetite and Mike's Storybook. During these times, Grinell will be available to chat about her work. Books will also be available for sale and signing.

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