- The 19th Annual Florida Writers Remote Conference is swiftly approaching, October 15 - 18. Enjoy four days of workshops and key sessions with National Guest of Honor Greg Pincus and Florida Writer of the Year Robert Macomber. You can also learn about queries and more from agents, get new writing techniques, and learn from the pros. All from the comfort of your home, and for only $57. If you can't make these dates all the sessions will be available for one month after the conference. Register now and don't miss out on this special deal.
- Just in time for Halloween, the Clay County Writers welcome horror author Armando Rosamilia for an online event on Wednesday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m. Armando's topic is more than timely, "Oh, The Horror of It All: Writing Horror Stories in 2020." Learn how 2020 will affect the horror genre in years to come, why you should or shouldn’t use 2020 in your writing, and how to write horror as escape. Group leader Paula Hilton tells us the session is free and open to all, but you must register in advance by clicking here. After you register you will receive a confirmation email with details.
- The Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library—like many area libraries—is now open, but the An entertaining and provocative look at genre fiction, how it responds to the world and evolves, and how it, in turn, changes the world, often in profound and unexpected ways." The Zoom session requires advance registration here, and you will be sent a follow-up confirmation with sign-in details.
- And join us on November 14 when Margaret Nicholson will discuss, "Enrich Memoirs and Historical Fiction with DNA Testing & Genealogical Research." The Gathering of Poets continues to meet on the back porch of the Ponte Vedra Library at 10 a.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month. All poets are welcome to join them. They email poems to members and meet to discuss suggestions for change. To add yours, email to email@example.com.
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