THIS WEEK IN JANUARY

  1. Sunday Jan 15 ANTIOCH WRITERS' WORKSHOP SUNDAY, JANUARY 15; 2-3:30 PM ANTIOCH WRITERS WORKSHOP will conduct a seminar on “Point of View.” Add to your writing craft tool-box! Learn tips and best practices for using Point of View to enhance your stories, novels, essays, memoirs and...
  2. Wednesday Jan 18 KRISTIN BAILEY INTRODUCES NEW KIDS BOOK WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18; 6:30 PM KRISTIN BAILEY, author of Legacy of the Clockwork Key, will introduce her new children’s novel, The Silver Gate, which is set in the medieval era of lords and serfs. We meet 13-year old Elric, who...
  3. Friday Jan 20 CHRIS BOHJALIAN INTRODUCES HIS NEW NOVEL FRIDAY, JANUARY 20; 7 PM Bestselling author CHRIS BOHJALIAN will introduce his new novel, The Sleepwalker………..and what a spine-tingling novel it is! He plunges the reader into a frightening and fascinating world that lies somewhere between dreams and reality. This...
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ANTIOCH WRITERS' WORKSHOP

SUNDAY, JANUARY 15; 2-3:30 PM

ANTIOCH WRITERS WORKSHOP will conduct a seminar on “Point of View.” Add to your writing craft tool-box! Learn tips and best practices for using Point of View to enhance your stories, novels, essays, memoirs and other works and connect with your readers! It will be led by novelist, essayist and short story writer REBECCA MOREAN. Learn more about her at www.ramorean.com

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