Writer's Workshop With
Sat., January 20 Noon to 3:00
When Susan Crawford had the chance to meet with an agent at an Atlanta Writers' Club Conference, she hit pay dirt. The brand new author tumbled headfirst into a book deal with
William Morrow Publishing
and became a "writer to watch" with the release of
The Pocket Wife
, a bestseller both nationally and internationally. Her second book
The Other Widow
,) was also successful in the U.S. and abroad, and Crawford is hard at work on her next suspense novel. A writer’s dream? Yes, but
dream became reality, and so can yours!
In January 20's Writer's Workshop
, Susan will recommend tips for getting published in a competitive marketplace, focusing on how to bring your work to the next level, including in-class writing prompts to exercise your creative muscle. Whether you are just beginning your writing journey, or you’ve already written volumes, you will gain a clearer knowledge of what it will take to get ready, get going, and get published!
Bring with you: pen and paper; a willingness to s-t-r-e-t-c-h creatively; questions about the writing or publishing process; and (perhaps most importantly) your sense of humor! After all, who said writing can't be fun?!
If your goal is to get your work published, take advantage of this opportunity with an author who has done it. Workshop caps at twelve members, so act now. To sign up, contact:
Book Exchange, 2932 Canton Rd., Suite 220, Marietta, GA, 770/427-4848.
Help us pull out all the stops for ANOTHER cool
. Each year, a novel is paired with a singer/songwriter who writes and produces a song inspired by the novel and a visual artist who creates a work of art inspired by the novel.
Trio: Get it????
As a follow up to the Trio party we had in the fall, we are honored to have an EXPANDED event with MORE great authors/artists/musicians!
On Wednesday, January 24 at 6:30, we will hear from LOTS of fantastic authors: Daren Wang,
THE HIDDEN LIGHT OF NORTHERN FIRES
, Peter McDade,
THE WEIGHT OF SOUND
; Donna Everhart,
THE ROAD TO BITTERSWEET;
FOR YOU TO SEE THE STARS
; J.C. Sasser,
; Sheryl Parbhoo,
THE UNEXPECTED DAUGHTER
; Deborah Mantella,
; and Bren McClain,
ONE GOOD MAMA BONE
. There will be
and of, course,
to go along with these amazing authors and musicians. It’s truly an event you don’t want to miss as well as a great way to support literature, the arts AND your favorite independent bookstore,
. Also, it’s
, so bring a Trio of friends along to
2932 Canton Rd., Ste. 220, Marietta, GA, 770/427-4848.