I hope you enjoyed your summer break and are ready to start attending workshops again! This fall, we have four great workshops lined up for you. Please note, only two of these workshops will be held at our normal workshop space as we are trying to extend into new areas. We hope to see you there!
August - Christal Presley
No Agent? No Problem!
Saturday August 17, 2013 from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Learn how Christal--a previously unpublished author--sold her book to a major publishing company, garnered international media attention, and made her book a bestseller before it was even published--all WITHOUT an agent (and while keeping her day job).Kennesaw Public Library2250 Lewis StreetKennesaw, GA 30144
September - June Hall McCash
Writing Historical Fiction
Saturday September 21, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
The words "history" and "story" have a common origin, and this workshop will explore the process of finding the story in history. McCash, author of two award-winning historical fiction novels, will discuss both the advantages and the pitfalls of the genre and will examine ways to tell a good story without getting bogged down in historical details.KSU Center, Room 3003333 Busbee RoadKennesaw, GA 30144
October - C. Hope Clark
Funding Streams for Writers
Saturday October 12, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
Join us on Saturday, October 12 to learn how to earn income from several directions, and how to better organize your writing journey so that it begins to earn an income. UPDATE: This event will be held in conjunction with the Decatur Public Library and is therefore free and open to the public. Registration will not reserve a seat at the event, but will allow us to contact you with updates and reminders. As always, we suggest that you arrive early to save your seat.Recreation Center (next to the Decatur Public Library)231 Sycamore StreetDecatur, GA 30030
*We have changed the venue to the Rec Center next to the Library*
November - Joe Samuel Starnes
Time and Place - Using Research in Your Fiction
Saturday November 16, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
Starnes, author of the novels Fall Line and Calling, will discuss how fiction can come alive with details acquired from research, giving your short stories and novels a sense of verisimilitude. He will offer writers tips on avoiding the pitfalls and delays that doing research can bring to fiction writing.KSU Center, Room 300 3333 Busbee RoadKennesaw, GA 30144
Saturday December 7, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
Please join us for our annual Holiday Party at the KSU Center in Kennesaw for refreshments and a reading! Ray Atkins will be joining us to read and discuss his newest book, Camp Redemption. There is no admission fee for this event, but we encourage our guests to bring donations for the children and young adults at the local Calvary Children's Home. Possible donations include: books (children to young adult), gift cards to restaurants and clothing stores, or a monetary gift.
Click here to register.KSU Center, Room 4643333 Busbee RoadKennesaw, GA 30144