Summer Writer News, Workshops and Events
The Freelance Marketplace Writers’ Group meets on third Tuesday of the month at the Rochester Hills Barnes & Noble Bookstore. The Next meeting will be Tuesday, June 18, at 7:30 p.m. I will be presenting information that I learned at the recent Bloggers Exchange Conference in Toronto.
Non-writer event, but really fun, is the Paddle to the Symphony at Kensington Metropark on Friday, June 21. Paddle a canoe across Kent Lake and enjoy the music of the Michigan Philharmonic Orchestra. Registration require. Fee is $25 to canoe. Concert is free.
The Ann Arbor Book Festival presents their annual Writers’ Conference on Saturday, June 22, 2013. Registration required. Fee is $100.
Cindy LaFerle and the Royal Oak Public Library present a two-part workshop titled Getting Personal. Due to an emergency, the first night was cancelled. The new first night is Monday, June 24; and the second night will be Monday, July 15. Both evenings run 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Registration required. Free to attend. 248-246-3727
The Young Authors’ Conference at the end of July structures two conferences based on age group. This is for middle and high school ages. Registration required. Fee is $75. Deadlines soon!
Two Detroit Working Writers’ Workshops remain this year, Creative Non-Fiction and the Death of Dull August 3, 2013; and Writing the Stories of Your Life November 9, 2013. Registration required. Fee is $25 each.