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8 Minutes A Day With GOD Book Signing Event #Detroit via @ELBrown2011


Join Pastor Eric Lee Brown for his 6th book release: “8 Minutes a day with God.”Learn secrets to experience more of God in less time. Enjoy an evening with a special guest comedian, poet, & psalmist. Tickets are only $10 (includes “FREE EBOOK”) Get yours today!



Thu, December 28, 2017

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST

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Valentine’s Day is for #BookLovers. Romance Authors interested in an event on 2/14/2018 w/#OakPark #MichLit Library?

entangled-red-hearts-transparent-backgroundOak Park Library is planning another event for book lovers on Valentine’s Day 2018.

Looking for authors to promote & participate. The Event will only take place if they have a sufficient number of authors and participants. You’ll be contacted by January 30th, if you are accepted.

If you’re a romance author and interested, please fill out the form below

Event: Valentine’s Day is for Book Lovers and

Location: Oak Park Library

Date:  Wednesday 2/14/18 from 6:00-7:45.

Participant: All ages (so your book will have to have a friendly cover. No erotica or lewd covers will be permitted please.)

You will not be paid for the event, but you will be allowed to sell books to participants. All entries MUST be in by January 15th.


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#MotownWriters: Looking for 15 Michigan Romance Authors #MichLit

We’re looking for a variety of Romance Genres to feature every other day in February on

We’d love a huge choice of different types of subgenres to expose our reading audience.

First come | First serve so follow instructions to the letter and get your entry in for your awesome feature

  • 1. Answer the following questions. Copy and paste these questions into an email and then ATTACH a picture of the author and a picture of book. DO NOT send pdf & Please make sure ALL links work
    • Book:
    • Genre: Romance
    • Sub-genreAuthorWebsite

      Amazon Link

      Is this book available in Paperback & eBook?

      What is your book about? (200 words max.)

    •  Excerpt (500 words max – PG13 rated)
    • Bio of Author (100 words max.)
    • Social Media Links
    • Any upcoming events (include links to your event page or links to events, if possible.)

2. Don’t forget to attach a picture of the author and the book. If it’s not included in the original email, we’ll make the request but we’ll delete the original email and you’ll need to send everything back as properly instructed. (We get a lot of emails a day and won’t hold emails waiting for replies.)

  • 3. Please keep the word counts requested in the questions.
  • 4. If you have a Twitter handle, you’ll be posted when the feature posts. If we get at least ten features in before January, we’ll actually be able to show a calendar of what dates everyone will be coming out.

And that should be everything.

Send everything to sylviahubbard at gmail dot com

I need 15 right away so I look forward to hearing from you!

your founder and author

Sylvia Hubbard

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#MotownWriters: Call for poets – Christmas event looking for poets to read #MichLit Dec3rd

An event is looking for poets who would like to read during this wonderful event. Time slot is from 3 to 4pm. please contact Alan Harris Event Link:
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#MotownWriters: Book Signing Celebration with Tiffany Elder @AKingdompreneur NOV 17

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Fri, November 17, 2017

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST

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My Great Room

4305 West 13 Mile Road

Royal Oak, MI 48073

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Author’s Note: 

My new book entitled “Decree” has been a blessing to many people and on November 17, 2017, you too will be able to come out and be inspired and empowered as we come together for a great time!! There will be live music, inspirational moments and testimonies on the impact “Decree” has had on some of its readers. I pray that you will join me for this epic event. RSVP is appreciated and requested by November 7, 2017.

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EVENT: Young Authors’ Festival 2017 Metro #Detroit Nov 11th #MichLit #Motownwriters

Young Authors’ Festival 2017

University of Michigan-Dearborn

Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EST)

Young Authors' Festival 2017

Event Details

The Young Authors’ Festival is a half-day event focused on children in grades 3 through 5 for the purpose of helping children increase their literacy skills. Children of ALL ages are welcome.

The event is held at the Mardigian Library on the campus of the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

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1) Provide techniques and methods for encouraging and improving children’s writing and reading;

2) Work with the families as a whole to help support their children’s writing and reading;

3) Highlight Michigan authors and illustrators.


Can older or younger children attend?

Yes, children of all ages are welcome. Please note that interactive breakout sessions are designed for grades 3 through 5.


What can I expect in terms of the event schedule?


Here is the agenda for the 2017 Festival. Please note that the starting time has changed from previous years, and is now a half hour earlier.


8:00 – 8:30 am: Check-in and Light refreshments

8:30 – 9:50 am: Welcome and Special Guest Presentation

10:00 – 10:50 am: Session A

11:00 – 11:50 am: Session B

12:00 – 12:30 pm: Writing Contest Awards Ceremony

12:30 pm: Book signing in the Gallery (3rd floor)


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For more information, contact Barbara Kriigel at 313-593-5614 or email at


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#MotownWriters: Book Release Event for The Soul of a Black Woman: Journeys Through Poetry @j_meika #MichLit Nov4th

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Sat, November 4, 2017

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT

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Alley Cat Cafe

31 North Saginaw Street

Pontiac, MI 48342

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Come out and celebrate the release of The Soul of a Black Woman:Journeys Through Poetry by Meika J. Cole.

Musical & Poetry Performances by Uriah Haze, Keana Monique, Kaliq Ra, and KingArthur Speaks.

Sounds by The Petty Band and DjGoHam

Light Refreshments and Desserts will be provided

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The Soul of A Black Woman: Journeys Through Poetry

by Meika J Cole

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#MotownWriters: Upcoming Book Events In #Michigan and Midwest Area for 2018

2018 Book Events in Michigan and Midwest. If there are events I’m missing, please  


Detroit, MI: Detroit Book City African-American Family Book Expo 2018
Date: February 25

Akron Family Reading Festival
Feb 2018 Dates Unconfirmed | Akron, OH

Kalamazoo Valley Museum Storytelling Festival
Feb 2018 Dates Unconfirmed | Kalamazoo, MI

Book It
March 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Chicago, Illinois

4th annual A Weekend with the Authors
March 16–18, 2018; Nashville, TN, USA
for readers, not romance specific

Michigan Reading Association Annual Conference
March 17-19, 2018 | Detroit, MI

biennial Spring Fling Writers’ Conference
April 20–21, 2018; Chicago, IL, USA
for romance writers

University Spring Literary Festival
April 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Athens, Ohio

Chelsea, MI: Midwest Literary Walk
Date: April 28

Dayton, OH: Dayton Book Expo
Date: April 28

7th annual Barbara Vey’s Reader Appreciation Weekend
April 27–29, 2018; Milwaukee, WI, USA
for romance readers

The Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD)
Thursday, May 3, 2018 to Sunday, May 6, 2018 – Brampton, Ontario, Canada

Printers Row Lit Fest
June 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Chicago, Illinois

14th annual Lori Foster’s Reader & Author Get Together (RAGT)
June 7–9, 2018; West Chester, OH, USA
for romance readers

23rd annual Romance Slam Jam
June 14–16, 2018; Kansas City, MO, USA
for romance readers & writers

2nd annual Detroit Festival of Books!
July 15, 2018 | Detroit, Eastern Market

The Soulful Chicago Book Fair
July 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Chicago, Illinois

Once Upon a Book
August 10, 2018 | Frankenmuth, Michigan

Toronto Urban Book Expo
August 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Toronto, Canada

Kerrytown BookFest
September 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Ann Arbor, Michigan

5th annual Penned Con
September 20–22, 2018; St. Louis, MO, USA
for readers & writers, not romance specific

annual American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) Conference
September 20–23, 2018; Nashville, TN, USA
for inspirational writers, not romance specific 

5th annual Indie Romance Convention (IRC)
October 2018 – Dates to be Announced; Lebanon, TN, USA
for romance readers & writers

Twin Cities Book Festival
October 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Minneapolis, Minnesota

Books by the Banks
October 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Cincinnati, Ohio

International Festival of Authors
October 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Toronto, Canada

Vancouver Writers Fest
October 2018 – Dates to be Announced – Vancouver, Canada


The Great Midwest Book Festival
November 2018 TBD | Chicago


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Portage Library is hosting a local author day on December 10th, 2pm to 4pm. @PDLibrary ‏Thx Author, Ingar Rudholm

Annual Local Author Expo

The Portage District Library is fortunate to be part of a community rich in talent with the written word. Each year we are approached by many local authors who are eager to share their work. As a community center to experience and explore local arts and culture, the Portage District Library is happy to support local authors in their efforts.

Portage District Library offers an annual Local Author Expo event to bring together our local authors and Portage community. The Expo will feature up to 10 local authors. The library provides refreshments and tables for authors to display their books and promotional materials.

The Local Author Expo Application has more information on requirements, deadlines, expo dates and other services offered to local authors.

2017 Expo Date:
Sunday, December 10, 2-4pm

Deadline to Apply:
November 10, 2017

  • Authors must bring their own books to sell and will be responsible for all sales (types of currency accepted, sales taxes, change, etc).
  • Authors must be residents of the Southwest Michigan region (Counties included: Kalamazoo, Berrien, Branch, Cass, Calhoun)
  • Books must have first publication dates of 2015 or later.
  • Authors who have had prior Portage District Library Expo/presentation/signing events will not be eligible to participate in an Expo for the same book.
  • Each participating author must email an event invitation (to be provided by Portage District Library) to 25 people in the area, or provide the library with a list of 25 email addresses to be used for the same purpose.
  • Portage District Library will publicize each Expo through other channels (posters, e-newsletters, email blasts, press releases and social media, or some subset of these).
  • The Portage District Library will provide tables, refreshments, and library staff dedicated to the event.
  • There will be no charge for the authors or for those attending.
  • The Portage District Library would be pleased to add a donated copy of your book to its collection. *

Participation in Local Author Expo is by application only. Please print, complete and return the following application by the appropriate deadline.

Click here for Local Author Expo Application

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#MichLit Event for Writers: How To Get Away w/Writing, Publishing & Marketing Yr Book! Nov4th #Michigan #Metro Detroit

If you are in the Metro Detroit Area, please come to the How to Get Away with Writing Publishing & Marketing Your Book on November 4th from Please share with other writers or offline writer groups

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WolffHouse Books and Publishing will soon offer a pop-up bookstore in the Midtown area.  The bookstore will be open from November 2017 through February 2018.  It will feature exclusively books from self-published authors; self-produced musicians, and artists.   Books from small and independent publishers will also be available.   The bookstore located in the Techtown District of Midtown Detroit,  will be open Fridays from 4p-8p, Saturday 2p-6p, and Sundays from 1-3p.  Each day the bookstore will feature three different artists; one from books, one from music, and one from the arts. Additionally, shelf space and a listening station will be available for booksellers, et al by contract for a fee.  Questions ??  Three informational meetings are being planned:  Friday, Oct. 27tj. Sat/ Oct 28th, and Sunday, Oct. 30th from 6-7:30pm at 41 Burroughs, you’ll enter through the double doors with flower pots on either side, call JoAnne Wolff at (313) 618-7223.
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#MichLit Event: Women who Write Author Showcase hosted at Aquinas College on November 18! via @ebonyroadgr #Motownwriters

Come see visit with authors and publishers at the Women who Write Author Showcase hosted at Aquinas College on November 18! There will also be some top-notch session with renowned speakers.

If you’re an author, publisher, editor, or bookseller, and want to participate in the event, there are still vendor tables available. Contact Linda at

Registration information:

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Sept9th: Thirteen Reasons Why: An Evening with Author Jay Asher #PortHuron #Michigan #MichLit #MotownWriters


Sat, September 9, 2017

7:00 PM – 9:30 PM EDT

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Blue Water Convention Center

800 Harker Street

Port Huron, MI 48060

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#MotownWriters: #ParadiseValley Days 3rd Annual “Back in the Day” Dance via Detroit Writers Guild Sept 15th #Detroit #MichLit #Events #Books

DWGuild presents Paradise Valley Days 3rd Annual “Back in the Day” Dance, September 15th.

 Buy tickets in advance for $20/each through our Paypal portal below or call (313) 535-6169 or (313) 580-4121 for mail purchase options.

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#MotownWriters @Meetup wsg @KeithDYoung Aug12th #Detroit @DetroitLibrary #HowToWrite Path of the Hero Presentation


Path of the Hero Presentation Information
In this presentation, writers will learn how the study of mythology and the archetypes represented inside them can help them to write better protagonists.
Writers will learn how to take their readers on a journey of discovery and transformation as experienced through the main character, as he or she follows the path you as the writer has laid out for them.
Writers will learn tried and true methods for writing more believable and impactful hero characters.
These techniques may be used by writers of both fiction and non-fiction.

Keith Young Biography
It is hard to put so much genius in one container! Keith is an author, educator, historian, artist and
community activist. Similarly to the eminent mythologist, writer, and lecturer, Joseph Campbell, Keith love to dig through the mines of ancient myths, legends, and religions to unearth their deeper meanings and their significance to our daily modern lives.
Keith is a lifelong Detroiter with deep roots in the community. Among his accomplishments he sites
graduating from Cass Tech, becoming a Detroit Police Officer, and teaching the young and old at various Detroit Public Schools and Non-Profits.


#MotownWriters Monthly @Meetup

Saturday, Aug 12, 2017, 10:00 AM

Location details are available to members only.

6 Writers Attending

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