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Upcoming Workshops at the Alvin Sherman Library

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The Writer’s Life - Saturday, July 8, 2-3:30pm, 2nd Floor, Room 2053 Join Nancy J. Cohen, former President of Florida Romance Writers and Mystery Writers of America Florida Chapter, for an interactive presentation on the joys and trials of being a full-time writer.

 

 

Nancy Geise author of Auschwitz #34207 - Saturday, July 15, 2-3:30pm, 2nd Floor, Room 2053 Join Nancy Sprowell Geise, author of Auschwitz #34207 - The Joe Rubinstein Story, as she discusses the process of writing this memoir. Book Sale and Signing

 

 

Making Your Characters Come Alive - Saturday, July 22, 2-3:30pm, 2nd Floor, Room 2053 Join Marcia King-Gamble, Vice President of Florida Romance Writers, for an interactive presentation as she discusses how to create characters that connect with readers.

 

 

How to Write Humor - Saturday, July 29, 2-3:30pm, 2nd Floor, Room 2053 Join Miriam Auerbach, former Vice President of Mystery Writers of America Florida Chapter, as she discusses the aspects of humor in writing.

Publishers Taking Submissions

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Alibi is Random House’s* digital-only imprint focused on mystery and thriller fiction titles... looking to the future and seeking to partner ... up-and-coming authors.

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Loveswept and Flirt are Random House’s digital-only imprints focused on romance and women’s fiction titles ... looking to the future and seeking to partner with ... up-and-coming authors to introduce them to ... digital readers.

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Hydra is Random House’s* digital-only imprint focused on science fiction, fantasy, and horror titles ... looking to the future and seeking to partner with ... up-and-coming authors to introduce them to ... digital readers.

forever yours

Forever Yours is the digital-first sister of the Forever romance imprint of Grand Central Publishing. Forever Yours is all about discovery—we are opening our doors for the first time to unagented authors, and we’re eager to find talented new writers! 

Forever publishes a rich and varied group of authors, and has launched the careers of New York Times bestsellers Elizabeth Hoyt and Larissa Ione.

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Writer's Digest

Enjoy digital access to Writer's Digest through Flipster using your Alvin Sherman Library card! Click on the image below to access this month's issue!

Special Author Visit

New York Times Bestselling Author 

Lisa Unger

Saturday, June 24th 7-9pm

Here's your chance to ask a NYT bestselling author writing advice!

Light refreshments.

Writing Exercises