Orlando FWA News You Can Use

by Darlyn Finch Kuhn on June 29, 2010

July 2010 Orlando FWA Meeting:

The Importance of Being Descriptive

Gerald Schiffhorst, Ph.D., professor emeritus of English at UCF and author of nine books and numerous articles and reviews is our speaker July 7, 2010 at 6:30 PM at the Orlando FWA meeting at the University Club in Winter Park.  He will look closely at examples from recent fiction and non-fiction to see how important vivid, sensory details are to engaging the reader’s interest. The meeting is free and open to the public. For additional information, visit the FWA blog at www.fwa-orlando.org  or contact Rik Feeney, group leader UsaBookCoach@gmail.com.

 August 2010 Orlando FWA Meeting:

L.A. Screenwriter – Ron Riekki

My novel U.P. was nominated by National Book Award winner John Casey for the Sewanee Writers Series and two producers in L.A. have it in-development to turn it into a film.  I have an MFA in Theater Arts/Playwriting from Brandeis University, an MFA in Creative Writing/Fiction from the University of Virginia, and a Ph.D. in Literature &Creative Writing from Western Michigan University.  I’ve also been nominated for two Illinois Press Awards, have had my plays produced in seven states, and have had poetry in over about twenty publications.

September 2010 Orlando FWA Meeting

Julie Compton

Bestselling author of “Rescuing Olivia” and “Tell No Lies.”

FWA meetings are held at 6:30 PM at the University Club in Winter Park.

For additional info, contact:

Robert Mykle at 561-966-8488


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