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Writers' Corner Programs

6:30
PM

Screenwriting 101: Part 1

Thursday, September 03, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Learn how to develop fascinating stories and bring them to the screen with Andrew Robinson, screenwriter and author of THE WRITING OF A SCREENPLAY and BUILDING A WRITING CAREER. From formatting and writing a script to getting it produced, this five-week series will teach you everything you need to know to see your ideas come alive in movies and TV shows. #writers

6:30
PM

Screenwriting 101: Part 2

Thursday, September 10, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Learn how to develop fascinating stories and bring them to the screen with Andrew Robinson, screenwriter and author of THE WRITING OF A SCREENPLAY and BUILDING A WRITING CAREER. From formatting and writing a script to getting it produced, this five-week series will teach you everything you need to know to see your ideas come alive in movies and TV shows. #writers

11:00
AM

Writing Young Adult Fiction

Saturday, September 12, 2015 at South Creek Branch

Young Adult fiction has exploded over the past decade. What keeps teens hooked on these books and what keeps them coming back for more? Vivi Barnes, author of PAPER OR PLASTIC and OLIVIA TWISTED, will discuss the basics of writing books for teenagers. #writers

4:00
PM

OCLS Writers Group

Sunday, September 13, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Join your fellow writers for critique, discussion, and camaraderie. Writers of all genres and experience are welcome. For this special #getOTL session, meet us at the Panera Bread at 227 N Eola Drive. #writers

4:00
PM

Meet the Authors: Trish Doller, Lauren Gibaldi, and Tiffany Schmidt

Sunday, September 13, 2015 at Alafaya Branch

Join young adult authors Trish Doller ("Something Like Normal", "Where the Stars Still Shine", "The Devil You Know"), Lauren Gibaldi ("The Night We Said Yes"), and Tiffany Schmidt ("Send me A Sign", "Bright Before Sunrise", "Hold Me Like a Breath") at the Alafaya Library! The authors will be discussing their books, as well as the writing and publishing process. Enjoy a Q&A, book sale and signing, and snacks. #writers

6:30
PM

Firearm Forensics for Writers

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Author and firearms crime laboratory analyst Kristin Durfee will share her knowledge and experience with writers looking to make accurate portrayals of forensics in fiction. She'll discuss what the firearms lab does and doesn't do, the role of the expert in court cases, as well as some of her most interesting cases. #writers #getOTL

6:30
PM

Screenwriting 101: Part 3

Thursday, September 17, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Learn how to develop fascinating stories and bring them to the screen with Andrew Robinson, screenwriter and author of THE WRITING OF A SCREENPLAY and BUILDING A WRITING CAREER. From formatting and writing a script to getting it produced, this five-week series will teach you everything you need to know to see your ideas come alive in movies and TV shows. #writers

6:30
PM

Screenwriting 101: Part 4

Thursday, September 24, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Learn how to develop fascinating stories and bring them to the screen with Andrew Robinson, screenwriter and author of THE WRITING OF A SCREENPLAY and BUILDING A WRITING CAREER. From formatting and writing a script to getting it produced, this five-week series will teach you everything you need to know to see your ideas come alive in movies and TV shows. #writers

4:00
PM

OCLS Writers Group

Sunday, October 04, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

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

7:00
PM

Beat the Block: Writers' Workshop

Wednesday, October 07, 2015 at Alafaya Branch

Do you have stories to tell but find yourself stuck at where to begin? Writing exercises can help you unlock your ideas and get new stories or poems on the page! Join us for camaraderie and helpful writing prompts to get your creativity flowing. Please bring a laptop or notebook and pen to participate. #writers

2:00
PM

Write a Novel

Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Do you dream of writing the next Great American Novel? Author L.E. Perez will review the basic elements of writing a book. Perez will discuss plotting, character development, creating your hook, knowing what to cut out, and crafting a strong finish. #writers

7:00
PM

Organic Book Promotion

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at Herndon Branch

Book promotion doesn't have to be a pain for you or your readers. Author and book publicist Sarah Nicolas will show you how to work book promotion organically into online and real-life interactions in a fun and engaging way. #writers

6:30
PM

Writers, Know Your Rights

Thursday, October 22, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Writers need to consider many legal issues when pursuing publication. Author and publishing attorney Susan Spann will discuss topics like copyrights, protecting your rights online, and how to recognize scams in this live Skype session. #writers

2:00
PM

Fall Local Author's Festival

Sunday, October 25, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Meet & greet local authors at our Fall Local Authors Festival! Authors from a variety of genres will share their experiences and books. Each author will have books available for purchase and signing. #writers

4:00
PM

OCLS Writers Group

Sunday, November 08, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

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

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