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Rochester Hills students create nonprofit to donate diverse books to public libraries VIA @Local4News @RochesterPLD #michiganwriters #motownwriters #writerslife #mittenlit #michlit

Rochester Hills students create nonprofit to donate diverse books to public libraries

By Koco McAboy – Reporter, Dane Sager Kelly

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – A new donation from Girls of the Crescent to the Rochester Hills Public Library added to the diversity of the books available.

“We’re the public’s library,” said Christine Lind Hage, the director of the library. “We have 100,000 people, so our collection serves all of them.”

The library now has new books aimed at teenagers and children highlighting Muslim women as the main characters.

“There’s more traditional stories like ‘Sleeping Beauty,’ ‘Snow White,'” said Betsy Raczkowski, the manager of youth services at the library. “Every kid is going to recognize that and then there’s more cultural and religious books and then there’s also fun fiction.”

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Join Local #MichiganWriters @PontiacLibrary June16th Noon | SUPPORT LOCAL | READ A BOOK | ENCOURAGE LITERACY #motownwriters #writerslife #detroit

Join Romantic Suspense Author, @SylviaHubbard1, along with other local @MichiganWriters June16th Noon @PontiacLibrary | https://www.eventbrite.com/e/authors-expo-tickets-43905265832 

Purchase a book, get a beautiful reading treat!

SUPPORT LOCAL | READ A BOOK | ENCOURAGE LITERACY

#motownwriters #writerslife #detroit

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.@Donald_Levin’s New Book Launch is Coming June 21 via @GreyWolfe_Pub #michiganwriters #michlit #mittenlit #indiebooks

Just a quick reminder . . . the book launch party celebrating the publication of my fifth Martin Preuss mystery, AN UNCERTAIN ACCOMPLICE, is coming up in less than two weeks!
It’s at 7 pm on Thursday, June 21st, at the Grey Wolfe Scriptorium Bookstore, 145 E. 14 Mile, in Clawson in the Ace Hardware Plaza, one block east of Main Street. There’s a lot of construction on 14 Mile, but the bookstore parking lot is accessible either through 14 Mile or by circling around behind 14 and coming in through Bowers Street.
I’ll be signing and selling copies of the new book, and all the other books in the series will be available as well. We’ll have refreshments and live music. It’s free and open to the public, and friends and family are of course welcome.
Author’s Website: http://www.donaldlevin.com/

Author’s Website: http://www.donaldlevin.com/

To get all his books now, please click here https://amzn.to/2JuWbmf

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Character Counters – a one day writers workshop #michiganwriters #michlit #motownwriters June16th Metro #Detroit via @RichGoteri

This workshop will absolutely help ALL writers. Come learn a ton of things, have breakfast with us and HAVE FUN! More info https://www.gotericreativearts.com/screenwriting.html

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#Detroit Christian Writers Literacy Fair July 14th via @JonMWynne #michiganwriters #motownwriters #michlit

For the Christian Writers Literacy Fair we’re looking to encourage aspiring writers to go forward. We’re looking for up to 4 sponsors at $250 each and Vendors tables are only $30 up to 7 vendors will be able to talk about their work for an additional $20. There will be 3 workshops/ Seminars. 1. Raising A Writer (for parents) 2. Writing Your Book. 3. Publishing 101. The workshops are $5 per 1 hour session. We will have interactive story tellers for children. Writing Activity Stations for all ages 0-100. The event itself is free.

We hope you can sponsor. Vend or participate in some way. For Sponsor or Vendor Application or more info email me at nsptyouthevents

Please share with other writers, readers book clubs and community groups

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Character Counters – a one day writers workshop #michiganwriters #michlit #motownwriters June16th Metro #Detroit via @RichGoteri

This workshop will absolutely help ALL writers. Come learn a ton of things, have breakfast with us and HAVE FUN! More info https://www.gotericreativearts.com/screenwriting.html

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Kick Open the Doors! by Michigan Sisters in Crime (@Mi_SinC) #michlit #motownwriters #authors #michigan #writers

We’ve had a tremendous response to our February 24 members-only event, but have room for more.

DATE AND TIME

Sat, February 24, 2018

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST

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LOCATION

Clubhouse at Country Club Village

39554 Dun Rovin Drive

Northville, MI 48168

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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kick-open-the-doors-tickets-42461741211 

Kick Open the Doors at our first all-members board meeting, where you’ll hear the latest on what’s ahead for MI-SinC in 2018 and have the opportunity to participate in brainstorming its future and volunteering for roles in its development.

The brief meeting will be followed by a panel discussion where authors from every side of publishing, from national best sellers to successful indies, will discuss their experiences and answer questions.

Following the panel will be a fun social activity–Cafe Conversations, where various topics will be discussed for ten minutes among those seated at one of four tables. At the end of that time, you will move to a different table for a different discussion. Details will be provided at the session.

To wrap up the day, there will be refreshments and informal discussions–a great opportunity for you to meet other MI-SinC members.

NOTE: This is a members-only event. Registration begins at 12:30


https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kick-open-the-doors-tickets-42461741211

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Sylvia Hubbard, Motown Writers Network

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Kick Open the Doors! by Michigan Sisters in Crime (@Mi_SinC) #michlit #motownwriters #authors #michigan #writers

We’ve had a tremendous response to our February 24 members-only event, but have room for more.

DATE AND TIME

Sat, February 24, 2018

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST

Add to Calendar

LOCATION

Clubhouse at Country Club Village

39554 Dun Rovin Drive

Northville, MI 48168

View Map

Inline image 1


https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kick-open-the-doors-tickets-42461741211 

Kick Open the Doors at our first all-members board meeting, where you’ll hear the latest on what’s ahead for MI-SinC in 2018 and have the opportunity to participate in brainstorming its future and volunteering for roles in its development.

The brief meeting will be followed by a panel discussion where authors from every side of publishing, from national best sellers to successful indies, will discuss their experiences and answer questions.

Following the panel will be a fun social activity–Cafe Conversations, where various topics will be discussed for ten minutes among those seated at one of four tables. At the end of that time, you will move to a different table for a different discussion. Details will be provided at the session.

To wrap up the day, there will be refreshments and informal discussions–a great opportunity for you to meet other MI-SinC members.

NOTE: This is a members-only event. Registration begins at 12:30


https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kick-open-the-doors-tickets-42461741211

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Sylvia Hubbard, Motown Writers Network

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Poetry at the Farmhouse via Detroit Writers Guild Feb22nd #motownwriters #michlit

Poetry at the Farmhouse 

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Posted: 2018-01-27

 

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Kick Open the Doors! by Michigan Sisters in Crime (@Mi_SinC) #michlit #motownwriters #authors #michigan #writers

We’ve had a tremendous response to our February 24 members-only event, but have room for more.

DATE AND TIME

Sat, February 24, 2018

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST

Add to Calendar

LOCATION

Clubhouse at Country Club Village

39554 Dun Rovin Drive

Northville, MI 48168

View Map

Inline image 1


https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kick-open-the-doors-tickets-42461741211 

Kick Open the Doors at our first all-members board meeting, where you’ll hear the latest on what’s ahead for MI-SinC in 2018 and have the opportunity to participate in brainstorming its future and volunteering for roles in its development.

The brief meeting will be followed by a panel discussion where authors from every side of publishing, from national best sellers to successful indies, will discuss their experiences and answer questions.

Following the panel will be a fun social activity–Cafe Conversations, where various topics will be discussed for ten minutes among those seated at one of four tables. At the end of that time, you will move to a different table for a different discussion. Details will be provided at the session.

To wrap up the day, there will be refreshments and informal discussions–a great opportunity for you to meet other MI-SinC members.

NOTE: This is a members-only event. Registration begins at 12:30


https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kick-open-the-doors-tickets-42461741211

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Sylvia Hubbard, Motown Writers Network

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#Motownwriters: What is your biggest marketing fear this month? What marketing challenges have you overcome?

Take your fears to the next level and use them to gain more book sales and achieve more literary goals!

https://www.e-junkie.com/ejm/hubbooks

Comment now about your book fears this month or leave your marketing challenges you’ve overcome to teach others!

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What is your literary challenge for the month? #marketing #writing #reading #publishing

AuthorChallengeYellow

I’m always available to answer questions for you because it may be the questions millions of other authors are trying to get answers and the answer we come up with could help not only you, but others as well.

If you’d like just a private consultation, click here. 

Now, HOW CAN I HELP YOU?  (Leave your response in the comments) 

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#Motownwriters: What is your biggest marketing fear this month? What marketing challenges have you overcome?

Take your fears to the next level and use them to gain more book sales and achieve more literary goals!

https://www.e-junkie.com/ejm/hubbooks

Comment now about your book fears this month or leave your marketing challenges you’ve overcome to teach others!

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What is your literary challenge for the month? #marketing #writing #reading #publishing

AuthorChallengeYellow

I’m always available to answer questions for you because it may be the questions millions of other authors are trying to get answers and the answer we come up with could help not only you, but others as well.

If you’d like just a private consultation, click here. 

Now, HOW CAN I HELP YOU?  (Leave your response in the comments) 

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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
Website: http://www.detroitbookcity.com

Akron Family Reading Festival
Feb 2018 Dates Unconfirmed | Akron, OH
http://www.downtownakron.com/go/akron-summit-county-public-library

Kalamazoo Valley Museum Storytelling Festival
Feb 2018 Dates Unconfirmed | Kalamazoo, MI
http://kvm.kvcc.edu/plan/storytelling.html

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
Website: https://michiganreading.org/conferences

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
Website: http://midwestliterarywalk.org/

Dayton, OH: Dayton Book Expo
Date: April 28
Website: http://www.daytonbookexpo.com/

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
Website: http://detroitbookfest.com

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

Once Upon a Book
August 10, 2018 | Frankenmuth, Michigan
Website: www.onceuponabookauthorsigning.com

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
Website: http://www.greatmidwestbookfestival.com

 

If there are events I’m missing, please  

 

 

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