Greensboro Bound is presenting Writing as the Third Act: Writers Over 50 on Craft, Creativity, and Aging at Scuppernong Books, 304 South Elm Street, Greensboro, on Sunday, September 24 at 2:00 p.m. Panelists Ellen Fischer (children’s author), John Hohn (fiction/poetry), Janet Joyner (poetry/short story), and Carol Roan (fiction/creative nonfiction) will be discussing writing as a second (or third) career, the importance of creativity in aging, and ageism in the publishing and literary community. The motto: it is never too late to start writing.
View related content in For Seniors Only magazine HERE.
Crosby Scholars is hosting “Essay Writing Bootcamps” for seniors to bring in their essays for review in person. Some students prefer to talk with someone one-on-one rather than emailing them for review. When the seniors register for this academy, they are given a time slot to arrive and rotate to meet with three readers. I am looking for volunteers to meet with seniors to review their application essays. The dates we have reserved so far are listed below. All programs are hosted at the Goodwill Industries Building off University Parkway (2701 University Parkway, W-S) Please contact Maggie DeBaugh (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested in helping on any of these dates:
September 13 from 6:30-8:30pm
September 21 from 6:30-8:30pm
Sun. Sept 17, 2-6 pm, Chris Roerden invites her fellow WSWriters to the High Point Library to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Sisters in Crime and the 14th birthday of SinC's Triad NC Chapter (of which she is a founding mother).
Visitors will enjoy anniversary cake in the lobby and queue up for 15-minute one-on-one consults with 3 professionals: Jacque Perkins, forensics specialist; Marc Fountain, web designer (also WSW member); and Chris Roerden, book editor, writing instructor, and award-winning author.
Following, "Love, Money, & Murder: Writing & Marketing the Romantic Suspense Novel & the Cozy" will be presented by a panel of 3 authors, Agnes Alexander, Jane Tesh, and Victoria Gilbert. Among them, they've written more than 60 novels.
At 5 pm members of the Triad Chapter will meet & greet visitors and sign & sell their books.
The High Point Library is located at 901 N. Main Street. Doors open at 1:30. For more information: www.murderwewrite.org (Note that "and More" is part of the chapter's masthead.
Flying South 2017 contributors John Haugh, Michael Gaspeny, Rebecca Davis, and Rick Jordan will be featured at a public reading at Scuppernong Books, 304 S Elm St in Greensboro at 7PM, Monday October 23. Do not miss this. Cool bookstore, hip authors and a chance to purchase your own copy of Flying South 2017.
Carver Road Branch Library Creative Writers Group will be held monthly on the second Thursday of each month at 11:00 a.m. Participants will work on their own writing projects – short stories, novels, poems, or memoirs to leave as a legacy. They can also share with other members. The class is free and open to the public. The Carver School Road Branch Library is located at 4915 Lansing Drive, Winston Salem. Please call 336-703-2910 for more information.