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Joan Leggitt


Joan Leggitt, Editor and Publisher at Twisted Road Publications, will speak and take questions from 10 a.m. – noon on Saturday, July 26th at the Winter Park Public Library, 460 E. New England Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789. Leggitt will provide tips from an editor/publisher’s perspective for writers to polish their manuscripts into publication-ready submissions. The event is free and open to the public as part of the library’s New Work (How-To) series.

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Brad and I hope we see you at the Winter Park Library tomorrow, Sunday, July 6th from 2-4 p.m. for a conversation with Sandi Hutcheson, author of the novel Looks Great Naked.

A specialist in turning hurtful realities into selling, compelling fiction, Sandi will discuss how to use humor to approach difficult material.

Sandi has an MFA from Spalding University, a PhD from Warnborough College in Dublin, is currently working on a history of her father’s Atlanta mega-church, and will lead a group of writers to the places that inspired Grimm’s Fairy Tales this fall. In her spare time, she speaks at venues like last weekend’s Florida Writers Mini-conference in Altamonte Springs.  I plan to ask her if she ever sleeps!


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Prevailing Winds

by Darlyn Kuhn on July 1, 2014

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will perform “Prevailing Winds” at the Plaza Live on July 7th at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $14.

Winds and strings of the orchestra perform the Martinu Nonet, the Beethoven Trio, op. 38, and the three-movement Poulenc Sextet.

For more information, visit the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra website.


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Shout! The Mod Musical

by Darlyn Kuhn on July 1, 2014

The Winter Park Playhouse will bring the performance of Shout! to central Florida from July 10th through July 19th. Journey back to 1960′s London and the liberating days that made England swing! Tickets start at $25, with prices varying based on show times.  For more information, visit the Winter Park Playhouse website.


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