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Writers' Corner Programs

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Fiction Writing Basics: The First Step to Becoming a Bestseller!

Monday, March 30, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

If your imagination runs wild at the possibilities of monsters, romance or adventure, you have the mindset of a fiction author. Embark upon the path of a bestselling author by learning how to build your creative ideas with author, book coach, and speaker, Rik Feeney. #writers

6:30
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Back Up Your Data

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Your hard drive might crash. Thieves might steal your laptop at a café. At times like these, having a secure, up-to-date backup of your hard drive can be a lifesaver. Join Diana Uricchio, CEO of OXO Digital Organizing, to learn practical strategies for backing up your data, including personal files, work documents, and photos. #writers

4:00
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OCLS Writers Group

Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Join your fellow writers for critique, discussion, and camaraderie. #writers

6:30
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Beginning Poetry and Prose Presented by Elaine Person

Monday, April 13, 2015 at Edgewater Branch

Let an experienced, published writer help you jump-start your writing. You will learn writing techniques useful in prose and poetry to make your writing soar. Bring your paper and pen, and you will be guided to tap into you own imagination with the use of prompts or suggestions. #writers

6:30
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Book Blogging

Thursday, April 16, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Ever finished reading an interesting book and wished you could discuss it with someone? Or read a great book that you're dying to recommend to everyone? Book blogging is a fun way to connect with book lovers all over the world. Learn the basics of book blogging from Laura of the Little Read Riding Hood blog. #writers

7:00
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Choosing a Publishing Path

Wednesday, May 06, 2015 at Alafaya Branch

Changes and new opportunities in the publishing industry have made it an exciting time to be an author, but have also made it one of the most confusing times to be an author. Author Sarah Nicolas will present the different publishing paths available and openly discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each. #writers

2:00
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Writing Science Fiction

Sunday, May 17, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Learn what you need to know about writing science fiction stories. Author and Publish Andrew Robinson will teach you how to create unique characters, explain complex story aspects, craft strong plots, and avoid weak premises. Robinson will discuss subgenres, the time travel paradox, and avoiding dues ex machina. #writers

4:00
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OCLS Writers Group

Sunday, May 17, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Join your fellow writers for critique, discussion, and camaraderie. #writers

6:30
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How to Write and Publish a Children's Book

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Randy Austin TBD #writers

6:30
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The Twisted Road to Publication

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Join owner of Twisted Road Publications, Joan Leggitt, and authors Pat Spears and Darlyn Finch Kuhn as they share their stories of the long and winding road to publication - a mix of persistent dreaming, cautionary tales, and a belief in the power of community. The authors will also read from their novels, DREAM CHASER (Spears) and SEWING HOLES (Kuhn). #writers

6:30
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Building a Writing Career

Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Learn how to use writing groups and websites to get your first writing and editing jobs, and get published. Author and Publisher Andrew Robinson will discuss negotiating fees, getting paid, protecting your creative property, front-end and back-end payments, getting credit for your work, signing a NDA, and royalties. #writers

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The Dr. Seuss/List Method

Sunday, May 31, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

The Dr. Seuess/List Method is a two-step approach to growing and developing a story from basic idea to a full book, movie, or TV series. Author and Publisher Andrew Robinson will explain how this method can be especially effective when working on developing a client's idea for a project. #writers

4:00
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OCLS Writers Group

Sunday, June 14, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Join your fellow writers for critique, discussion, and camaraderie. #writers

4:00
PM

OCLS Writers Group

Sunday, July 12, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Join your fellow writers for critique, discussion, and camaraderie. #writers

4:00
PM

OCLS Writers Group

Sunday, August 09, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Join your fellow writers for critique, discussion, and camaraderie. #writers

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