Tricia and Buddy

Tricia and Buddy


Join Tricia Booker, that ruthless truth-teller, and your Scribbler, who thinks any story is improved with a bit of exagerration, as we debate how you should best relate YOUR stories to the world – memoir, or fiction “based on a true story.”  Sunday, February 25th, from 3-6 p.m. at the beautiful San Marco Books and More.

This is a FREE workshop full of practical tips, and while you’re there, you can pick up a signed copy of Tricia Booker’s devastatingly honest memoir, The Place of Peace and Crickets, and a copy of Darlyn Finch Kuhn’s novel, Sewing Holes.  (Based on a true story. Honest.)

Don’t make me come get you!

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Winter Park Library Book Festival

by Darlyn Finch Kuhn on February 24, 2018


Have you heard about the FREE and open-to-the-public Winter Park Library Book Festival happening Saturday, March 10, 2018, from 10:00 am until 4 pm? Mark your calendars!

This is a day for authors and readers to discuss all things book-related: writing, reading, and publishing books.

For instance, Keynote speakers Greg and Candy Dawson will talk from 10-11 a.m., and from 11 a.m. until 12 noon, Charlene Edge will join three other local authors–Linda Dunlap, Paul Butler, and Rik Feeney–for a discussion and Q&A session titled, “Publishing: Traditional, Self, or Electronic. Which is Write for You?”

For the complete schedule, visit the WPPL’s events calendar at http://www.wppl.org/events/day/2018-03-10.

Hope to see you there!

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Erik Deckers shares Ten Secrets to Writing Humor

by Darlyn Finch Kuhn on February 23, 2018

Erik Deckers

Join Vic DiGenti this Saturday at the FWA Ponte Vedra Writers meeting when longtime humor writer Erik Deckers  shares his “Ten Secrets to Writing Humor. ”  The meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Ponte Vedra Beach Library.

Erik says that humor lives in the gap between the ridiculous and the real,  and he will discuss the techniques professionals use to “write funny.” So get ready for a few laughs this Saturday morning.

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Southeast Sister Cities Reading Tour – Jax to St. Pete

by Darlyn Finch Kuhn on February 11, 2018

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The concept is simple. Our writers read in your town. Then your writers read in our town. Everybody wins!

On Saturday, March 17th, from 2-4 pm, Jacksonville writers Tricia Booker, Tim Gilmore, Matt Lany, Darlyn Kuhn, Brad Kuhn, and Andres Rojas will read at Community Cafe, 2444 Central Aveue, St. Petersburg, FL 33712. Many thanks to Wordier Than Thou for their eager participation. St. Pete writers will visit Jax on 4/7/2018. Details to follow in a future Scribbles.

Check out the Facebook event page Tiffany Razzano set up. Thanks!



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