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These Detroit spaces and organizations are helping to foster the city’s literary arts community via @modeld #motownwriters

http://www.modeldmedia.com/features/literary-arts-spaces-110519.aspx

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Clarification: The headline has been updated to reflect that this is not an exhaustive list of all of the literary arts spaces and organizations within the city.

Nothing says creative writing like the month of November. Since 1999, artists across the nation have spent the month’s 30 days putting pen to paper (or fingertips to keyboard) in the name of literary arts. National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short, inspires writers to exercise their craft, write in community, and for many, author a story from beginning to end. In honor of the month’s creative excitement, we’re taking a look at some of the spaces and programs around the city that foster literary growth year-round.

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https://www.modeldmedia.com/features/literary-arts-spaces-110519.aspx

 

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Confused & Frustrated about Holiday Book Selling? Join #MotownWriters #DIA #Detroit Sat, Nov9th @ 9:30am (@DIADetroit)

DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS 

Holly Room in the lower level

(across street from DPL)

Enter at the John R entrance

Saturday, Nov. 9th, 9:30am-11:30am

(Please forward this to a friend and bring several friends with you.)

See ya Saturday and please bring a donation to help us out.

DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS NOVEMBER HOLIDAY LOCATION ONLY

Saturday, Nov. 9th, 9:30am-11:30am

Confused & Frustrated about Holiday Book Selling? Tips and Tricks coming to help you out!

Starting in November, Authors and Writers should be singing Readers to get in the mood to give the gift of reading and getting ready for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas and New Years.

Join us! And don’t forget to subscribe to our site at
MotownWriters.com

Also bring your literary challenges, new books to announce and achievements.

Networking is key to our survival as writers and authors! This is your chance to learn, network and connect!

OTHER EVENTS GOING ON AT DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS AFTER OUR PROGRAM

Humble and Human : Impressionist Era Treasures from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Detroit Institute of Arts

 

https://www.dia.org/humbleandhumanexhibition

Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos 2019

https://www.dia.org/art/exhibitions/ofrendas-celebrating-el-d%C3%ADa-de-muertos-2019

 

Guests of Honor from the Musée du Louvre: Jean-Antoine Houdon’s Portraits of Americans in the Age of Enlightenment

https://www.dia.org/art/exhibitions/guests-honor-mus%C3%A9e-du-louvre-jean-antoine-houdon%E2%80%99s-portraits-americans-age

 

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Michigan mom faces jail time after returning library books two years late @nypost #motownwriters

https://nypost.com/2019/11/04/michigan-mom-faces-jail-time-after-returning-library-books-two-years-late/

 

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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

Distributed by
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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https://www.dwguild.org/

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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

Distributed by
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

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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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