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Classes and events are virtual and in-person. Registration is strongly encouraged for in-person events, attendance may be limited.

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Monday February 26 7:00pm

Online (Virtual Room – EPD)

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing

Finish your memoir, get it ready to go out, query agents, and submit it to publishers. Memoirist and journalist Kim Liao will discuss what you need to know to revise and sell your memoir.

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Saturday March 2 11:00am

Online (Virtual Room – EPD)

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing

Do you want to write faster? New York Times bestselling author Ginny Myers Sain will share tips and tricks for writing on a tight deadline and boosting your daily word count.

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Saturday March 2 4:00pm

Online (Virtual Room – EPD)

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing

Pitch Decks are visual tools to help sell creative works, such as film scripts, tv shows, and even novels. Jennie Jarvis will discuss how to build them and how they can help in your creative projects

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Friday March 8 7:00pm

Online (Virtual Room – EPD)

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing

Literary agent Sam Farkas will break down how a book gets published and what happens at the different stages of traditionally publishing.

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Sunday March 10 4:00pm

Online (Virtual Room – EPD)

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing

Join your fellow writers for critique, discussion, and camaraderie. Writers of all genres and experience are welcome. Please attend one meeting before submitting a piece for critique.

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Saturday March 23 10:30am

West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center (Sarchet Community Room)

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing

Award-winning author Lynne Marie will explore the art of fracturing tales and inspire writers of all genres to stitch story elements together for a well-told story that resonates but is fresh and new.

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Saturday March 23 3:30pm

Winter Garden Branch (Winter Garden – Technology Lab)

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing

Join your fellow writers for critique, discussion, and camaraderie. Writers of all genres and experience are welcome. Recommended for adults.

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Tuesday April 2 7:00pm

Online (Virtual Room – EPD)

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing

Mystery requires intrigue and misdirection. New York Times bestselling author Ginny Myers Sain will show you how to plot a compelling mystery story.

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Sunday April 7 1:00pm

Online (Virtual Room – EPD)

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing

Author and screenwriter Jennie Jarvis will discuss various strategies for the work you can do before the work begins, including outlining, idea development, setting a realistic writing schedule.

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Tuesday April 9 7:00pm

Online (Virtual Room – EPD)

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing

Literary agent Sandra Proudman will discuss how to create fantastic characters that readers will connect with.

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