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About @SylviaHubbard1

AUTHOR, MOTHER, SPEAKER, JOURNALIST, CONSULTANT & MORE! Divorced Mother of three, Detroiter, Sylvia Hubbard, is not only an award winning best selling author of over 28 books, but also founder of one of Michigan's largest interactive literary community, The Motown Writers Network/The Michigan Literary Network.

Fiction Writer’s Block Kit to help boost creativity and help you to get to writing

Three books I would recommend to help you fight writers block and get you to start writing are as followed

get the link for each book below


Writing Prompts
https://amzn.to/3gV6RsE


Trope Thesaurus
https://amzn.to/3rXB9Rw


Conflict Thesaurus
https://amzn.to/3H3AYIO

I found these books to be great to help with boosting my creativity efforts when I hit brick walls in my story

I hope they can help you.

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Have you tried Story Origin? Promotion tool to increase readership, create collaborations with other authors & content creation goals

Company Description: A marketing tool and community of authors that work together to find reviewers, build mailing lists, increase sales, and stay on top of deadlines

https://storyoriginapp.com/

Looking for new readers? Trying to create reader magnets? Collaborate with authors, stay on your campaign creation goals?

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New #michiganwriters join our #Motownwriters Facebook group #michlit | bring your literary challenges and success, announcements, news and network with members

Facebook.com/motownwriters

and then also join us offline at Motown Writers Network meetup

http://meetup.com/michiganliterarynetwork

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#MotownWriters 2nd Sat: Registering and Scheduling Indie Authors to Hold Book Signings Grocery Stores | Details & More! wsg author, Raymond Depew, president of Nat’l Authors in Grocery Story Program 9/10/22 10am

National Authors In Grocery Store Program

About the program: This program partners with local grocery stores to give Independent Authors a venue to hold book signings and sell their books to customers during the book signing. 

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Speaker: Raymond Depew, Author and President of The National Authors in Grocery Store Program will be speaking virtually on our Facebook page

http://facebook.com/groups/motownwriters

September 10, 2022 at 10am

He’ll be answering questions, giving tips and tricks for local book signings and more!

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New #michiganwriters join our #Motownwriters Facebook group #michlit | bring your literary challenges and success, announcements, news and network with members

Facebook.com/motownwriters

and then also join us offline at Motown Writers Network meetup

http://meetup.com/michiganliterarynetwork

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Fiction Writer’s Block Kit to help boost creativity and help you to get to writing

Three books I would recommend to help you fight writers block and get you to start writing are as followed

get the link for each book below


Writing Prompts
https://amzn.to/3gV6RsE


Trope Thesaurus
https://amzn.to/3rXB9Rw


Conflict Thesaurus
https://amzn.to/3H3AYIO

I found these books to be great to help with boosting my creativity efforts when I hit brick walls in my story

I hope they can help you.

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#MotownBookClub Selection: Growing in the Gray! 📖💜👍 #bookrecommendation coming in Sept #newreads by Christian Cook

Growing in the Gray is a young adult coming of age story that takes you through the world from Krista Clark’s (the protagonist’s) point of view as she navigates a new city, starting college, and maybe being in love for the first time. All while simultaneously dealing with her anxiety, and her family going broke.

Author’s Website for more information: https://www.craftedbychristian.com

About author: Christian Sandra-Elise Cook is from the suburbs of Detroit. At age 16, she graduated high school and then attended Columbia College Chicago. Here, she obtained a BA in Public Relations, and discovered her depth as a woman and a writer by taking various creative writing courses and using the city of Chicago as her campus. After being accepted into a writing program in Paris she rediscovered her passion for her first true love; writing. Paris was also Christian’s first time traveling outside of the United States and it opened her eyes to new experiences, a slower pace, and it made her question life as she understood it. Always curious, Christian discusses life, faith, and all the unexpected occurrences in between.

Author’s Website for more information: https://www.craftedbychristian.com

About her new book to be released September 2022

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New #michiganwriters join our #Motownwriters Facebook group #michlit | bring your literary challenges and success, announcements, news and network with members

Facebook.com/motownwriters

and then also join us offline at Motown Writers Network meetup

http://meetup.com/michiganliterarynetwork

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#MotownWriters Author of the month: Christian Sandra-Elise Cook with her new book: Growing in the Gray! 📖💜👍 #bookrecommendation #authorinterview #newreads

Authors Bio | Book Authors Website

This month Motown Writers Network Features Christian Cook author of Growing in the Gray

1) Tell us about your current work

Growing in the Gray is a young adult coming of age story that takes you through the world from Krista Clark’s (the protagonist’s) point of view as she navigates a new city, starting college, and maybe being in love for the first time. All while simultaneously dealing with her anxiety, and her family going broke.

2) Name three things you had to accept and come to terms with within yourself and your writing.

I can’t control how people perceive my writing, As a writer my job is to tell a story in it’s fullness, when people read my writing they will either exercise their critical thinking skills or laugh

3) Was it easy to use Michigan as a backdrop? 

Yes, I try to go back at least 2-3 times a year to ensure any details I provide are authentic. I love having the opportunity to highlight a place that either people don’t know much about or have a huge misconception of.
4) What characteristics from your teenage years did you carry into your adult life? Did you mean
to hold on to these qualities or did it happen naturally?

I have always had hope and faith that I would be successful, my hope and faith encouraged me to have the discipline to refine my talents, and most importantly I never gave up. I’ll never forget that I learned that the word perseverance meant while attending Laurus Academy and I applied it to my everyday life from there.

5) What would you like readers to walk away learning from this literary piece? 

I want readers to know that experimenting and trying new things adds spice to life. The world glorifies youth, and a reason I believe that happens is during those times you are trying new things, and excited about the future you can build. The world literally seems like it has so much to offer. Before you aged and got experience you were excited about something, I want anyone older who reads this novel to keep that part of their youth with them, and hopefully reading Growing in the Gray awakens that part of them!
6)Please give aspiring authors one piece of advice.

If you want to write, WRITE! Start off with just writing your thoughts and as you gain confidence in your skills don’t be afraid to market yourself on your skills. From there, expand your network!
7)Please tell readers where they can find your work

Growing in the Gray will be available for purchase on Sept 6th, 2022 on amazon.com

Authors Bio | Book Authors Website

About author: Christian Sandra-Elise Cook is from the suburbs of Detroit. At age 16, she graduated high school and then attended Columbia College Chicago. Here, she obtained a BA in Public Relations, and discovered her depth as a woman and a writer by taking various creative writing courses and using the city of Chicago as her campus. After being accepted into a writing program in Paris she rediscovered her passion for her first true love; writing. Paris was also Christian’s first time traveling outside of the United States and it opened her eyes to new experiences, a slower pace, and it made her question life as she understood it. Always curious, Christian discusses life, faith, and all the unexpected occurrences in between.

Author’s Website for more information: https://www.craftedbychristian.com

About her new book to be released September 2022

Growing in the Gray is a young adult coming of age story that takes you through the world from Krista Clark’s (the protagonist’s) point of view as she navigates a new city, starting college, and maybe being in love for the first time. All while simultaneously dealing with her anxiety, and her family going broke.

Author’s Website for more information: https://www.craftedbychristian.com

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New #michiganwriters join our #Motownwriters Facebook group #michlit | bring your literary challenges and success, announcements, news and network with members

Facebook.com/motownwriters

and then also join us offline at Motown Writers Network meetup

http://meetup.com/michiganliterarynetwork

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Mid Michigan Gospel Fest – August 12th-14th 2022 – Call for vendors

Mid Michigan Gospel Fest is an annual festival that brings families and communities together for a wholesome experience great for kids and adults alike. Every year we work hard to bring great live music, rides, games, activities, ministries and vendors for the public to enjoy. This year we are even working on an Author Alley to help promote writers! It began in Potterville, MI and will be continuing in Charlotte, MI at the Eaton County Fairgrounds August 12th-14th 2022. This is a Christian based event in which our ultimate goal is to glorify God and share the message of love and redemption with all willing to hear it!

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#MotownWriters #FridayFeature: Get to know New ✍🏾author: Christian Cook #bookrecommendation with her New release 📚: Growing in the Gray ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

About author: Christian Sandra-Elise Cook is from the suburbs of Detroit. At age 16, she graduated high school and then attended Columbia College Chicago. Here, she obtained a BA in Public Relations, and discovered her depth as a woman and a writer by taking various creative writing courses and using the city of Chicago as her campus. After being accepted into a writing program in Paris she rediscovered her passion for her first true love; writing. Paris was also Christian’s first time traveling outside of the United States and it opened her eyes to new experiences, a slower pace, and it made her question life as she understood it. Always curious, Christian discusses life, faith, and all the unexpected occurrences in between.

Author’s Website for more information: https://www.craftedbychristian.com

About her new book to be released September 2022

Growing in the Gray is a young adult coming of age story that takes you through the world from Krista Clark’s (the protagonist’s) point of view as she navigates a new city, starting college, and maybe being in love for the first time. All while simultaneously dealing with her anxiety, and her family going broke.

Author’s Website for more information: https://www.craftedbychristian.com

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Fiction Writer’s Block Kit to help boost creativity and help you to get to writing

Three books I would recommend to help you fight writers block and get you to start writing are as followed

get the link for each book below


Writing Prompts
https://amzn.to/3gV6RsE


Trope Thesaurus
https://amzn.to/3rXB9Rw


Conflict Thesaurus
https://amzn.to/3H3AYIO

I found these books to be great to help with boosting my creativity efforts when I hit brick walls in my story

I hope they can help you.

Categories: Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Mid Michigan Gospel Fest – August 12th-14th 2022 – Call for vendors

Mid Michigan Gospel Fest is an annual festival that brings families and communities together for a wholesome experience great for kids and adults alike. Every year we work hard to bring great live music, rides, games, activities, ministries and vendors for the public to enjoy. This year we are even working on an Author Alley to help promote writers! It began in Potterville, MI and will be continuing in Charlotte, MI at the Eaton County Fairgrounds August 12th-14th 2022. This is a Christian based event in which our ultimate goal is to glorify God and share the message of love and redemption with all willing to hear it!

Download form & More Info

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Have you tried Story Origin? Promotion tool to increase readership, create collaborations with other authors & content creation goals

Company Description: A marketing tool and community of authors that work together to find reviewers, build mailing lists, increase sales, and stay on top of deadlines

https://storyoriginapp.com/

Looking for new readers? Trying to create reader magnets? Collaborate with authors, stay on your campaign creation goals?

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