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Essence of Motown Literary Jam & Conference 2011 #motownlit Itinerary | Still Time To Register #111111 | Plz Share!

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Unless indicated events are free to public. $20 Passion Fruit Festival (Friday) $40 Workshop (Saturday) Registration for events will be available at the door. No Vendor Space will be available at the door.

Readers are encouraged to bring books (new or gently used) for donations to our Motown Literacy Project to increase literacy in Metro Detroit! Giveaways (including 2 Amazon Kindles and more) will take place all weekend for readers and authors. 

Meet readers, authors, literary organizations, community leaders and more as we increase literacy & strengthen the literary network in Metro Detroit!

Register Now

MotownLiteraryJam.com |             313.289.8614 

 The Essence of Motown Literary Jam & Conference

November 11th – 12th, 2011

Virgil Carr Cultural Center | 311 E Grand River, Detroit, Michigan 48226

www.MotownLiteraryJam.com

* most events are FREE to public

To celebrate the written word in Metro Detroit with every reader and writer around!

Friday: Open Mic Poetry, Networking, Meet & Greet and Passion Fruit Expression*

6pm Free Networking, Meet & Greet and Poetry Event

  • Open Mic (limited spaces)
  • Featuring Inside/Out Young Poets
  • Meet & Greet
  • Networking and chances to win an Amazon Kindle

7:00 Passion Fruit Festival 7.0 $20.00

Passion Fruit Festival 7.0  Readers are encouraged to bring books (new or gently used) for donations to our Motown Literacy Project to increase literacy in Metro Detroit! Giveaways (including 2 Amazon Kindles and more) will take place all weekend for readers and authors. 

Meet readers, authors, literary organizations, community leaders and more as we increase literacy & strengthen the literary network in Metro Detroit!

Register Now

MotownLiteraryJam.com |             313.289.8614      

Essence of Motown Literary Jam & Conference Saturday (11/12/11) Itinerary


Write-In Space, Charging Location, Bloggers, Media, Librarians, Literary Reps, Literary Services and more will be present. Book Drop off for Book Drive will be available. Registrations for events can take place at the door.  

Workshops $40. All other events are FREE TO THE PUBLIC.



9:00 am


Writing Your Stories – Vincent Alexandria – Whether fiction or non-fiction understand the basics of storytelling on paper. Includes basics of screenwriting and other projects writers must learn in order to bring their story to life. (Workshop A)


Motivating Yourself To Market Your Book - Monica Marie Jones featuring Andrea Daniel – From the point you turn your book over to the printer until it’s released to the public, learn how to “Just Do It!” Get Up, Get Out & Get It Done! (Workshop B)


10:00am


Why Write Romance? How To Break Into Traditional Publishing Market – Karen White Owens – Getting published by a traditional publishing house can be one of the greatest challenges an author will face. Editors reject thousands of manuscripts each year. Join Karen White-Owens as she discusses how you can use the romance genre to break into the market while honing your skills.  (Workshop D)


Independent Publishing Made Easy – Sylvia Hubbard – Learn the ins and outs of independent publishing from A to Z and what it takes to run your own publishing business.(Workshop E)


11:00am


Social Media Made Easy for Authors – Versandra Kennebrew - Learn Web 2.0 tricks, social media benefits and discover the basics of branding yourself in your niche. (Workshop C)


Poetry Panel Discussion moderated by Victor Walker w/T. Miller, Chantay “Legacy” Leonard & Deonte OsayandeTopic: From Page To Stage: What Works for Poets.(Workshop F)


11:30am


Literary Marketplace open FREE to the Public. Ford Gallery.


Break for Lunch at Noon


o   Keynote: Vincent Alexandria  Topic: Writer’s Dream

o   Special Guest : Darralyn Hutson of Chapter3.tv


1:30pm


Literacy Panel Discussion moderated by Ramona Prater featuring an all-male panel of community leaders, Eddie Connor, Calvin Colbert, Vincent Alexandria, Dr. Reginald Eadie, Luther Keith, Kenneth Harris, Khary Kimani Turner and Yusef Shakur. Remarks byCongressman Hansen Clarke.

3:00pm


Special 2011 book release party featuring Monica Marie Jones, Versandra Kennebrew & other local authors; plus giveaways, recognitions & awards.

Write-In Space, Charging Location, Bloggers, Media, Librarians, Literary Reps, Literary Services and more will be present. Book Drop off for Book Drive will be available. Registrations for events can take place at the door. 

 Readers are encouraged to bring books (new or gently used) for donations to our Motown Literacy Project to increase literacy in Metro Detroit! Giveaways (including 2 Amazon Kindles and more) will take place all weekend for readers and authors. 

Meet readers, authors, literary organizations, community leaders and more as we increase literacy & strengthen the literary network in Metro Detroit!

Register Now

MotownLiteraryJam.com |             313.289.8614      



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The Essence of Motown Literary Jam & Conference #motownlit #mwn | Register Now! Strengthen literacy and the literary community in Metro Detroit!

 The Essence of Motown Literary Jam & Conference

November 11th – 12th, 2011

Virgil Carr Cultural Center | 311 E Grand River, Detroit, Michigan 48226

www.MotownLiteraryJam.com

* most events are FREE to public

To celebrate the written word in Metro Detroit with every reader and writer around!

Friday: Open Mic Poetry, Networking, Meet & Greet and Passion Fruit Expression*

Saturday:

- Writing, Publishing & Marketing Workshops w/lunch plus Poetry Panel

-Literary Marketplace for author signings, discussions, new book releases by local authors & more!

-Literary Discussion by community leaders: How can organizations and citizens help increase literacy in Metro Detroit?

The Literary Loft | Versandra Kennebrew Intl | EnigmaGraphics | Motown Writers Network | Rolling Out Magazine | Penguin Books | AND Communications | EchoVerse | Detroit Impact Center | 360DigitalBooks | HubBooks

 Readers are encouraged to bring books (new or gently used) for donations to our Motown Literacy Project to increase literacy in Metro Detroit! Giveaways (including 2 Amazon Kindles and more) will take place all weekend for readers and authors. 

Meet readers, authors, literary organizations, community leaders and more as we increase literacy & strengthen the literary network in Metro Detroit!

Register Now

www.MotownLiteraryJam.com | 313.289.8614


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