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Author Fair at Winter Park Public Library

by Darlyn Finch Kuhn on April 17, 2014

The Winter Park Public Library will host an Author Fair on Saturday, April 19th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Meet and talk with local authors about their works and the writing and publishing process. Books will be available for purchase and signing, and refreshments are available at Beverly’s Café in the Library.

For more information, visit Winter Park Public Library’s website.

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The Florida Writers Association’s Writer’s Nest Mini Conference will take place on April 26th at the Hilton Hotel in Altamonte Springs. Writers are encouraged to come sit down with notable publishers, agents and writers in a small, workshop setting. Writers will receive feedback on their work and tips to getting published. The conference will cost $69 with lunch included. For more information, visit http://shop.floridawriters.net/category.sc?categoryId=56.

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Sandi Hutcheson Leads Fairy Tale Trip to Germany

by Darlyn Finch Kuhn on April 17, 2014

It’s in the stories that we tell about our own lives that we find ourselves.  Join author Sandi Hutcheson from September 25th through October 9th as she explores Grimm’s Fairy Tales in the land where they were collected, and learn to write the stories of your life.

Participants will learn the craft of storytelling as they study the classic Grimm’s Fairy Tales.  The course includes a two-week memoir writing workshop that will cover how to make nonfiction read like a novel, what and how much to reveal in a memoir, and how to tell a personal story that people who don’t even know you will want to read.

For more information, visit http://warnborough.ac.uk/study-tour-germany/.

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Orlando Story Slam

by Darlyn Finch Kuhn on April 17, 2014

The Orlando Story Club will host a story slam on Saturday, April 19th at 7 p.m. at the Maitland Civic Center. Tickets are $20 and all proceeds will go to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Florida.

Co-founded by Robin Cowie, the Orlando Story Club highlights everyday stories told in an intimate setting where audience members are randomly selected, and have five minutes to tell a story that impresses the judges and corresponds to the week’s theme. This week’s theme is “And then everything changed.”

For more information, visit www.orlandostoryclub.com.

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