Posts Tagged With: Michigan

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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HOW TO WRITE A BOOK TO BUILD YOUR BUSINESS WITH SYLVIA HUBBARD Aug20th via CoOpExchange #oakpark #michiganwriters #businessbuilding | Register Now, Limited Seating

Learn how to write a book to build your business and corner your niche.

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HOW TO WRITE A BOOK TO BUILD YOUR BUSINESS WITH SYLVIA HUBBARD

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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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What is Your Michigan Amazon Author Page? Help #MotownWriters build a database #MichLit

We love authors and we want you to share your amazon author page in the comments

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So click this link and add your page to the comments.

Criteria:

  1. Must be a Michigan Author!
  2. Must be to an Amazon Author page and NOT your book page.

Thank you!

CLICK HERE NOW TO ADD YOUR PAGE

http://motownwriters.com/amazonauthorpage

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MotownWriters – Michigan Kidlit Advocate: Bridget and the Books @bridgetnbooks #MichLit #MichiganBlogger via @scbwimi

Michigan Kidlit Advocate: Bridget and the Books

https://bridgetandthebooks.com/

Bridget and the Books is a popular blog run by a Michigan elementary school student, Bridget, and supervised by her mom, Melissa. I’m not sure how I first discovered the blog, but I think it came from several directions at once, including a librarian’s recommendation and this Detroit News article. And then I was delighted when Bridget herself showed up at Book Beat’s 35th-anniversary party this summer. She stopped at every table and asked each of the authors to sign the back of her t-shirt. She was still there hours later with her arms full of books. I was even more delighted when Bridget and Melissa later emailed me to request an author interview. Now it’s my chance to turn the tables and interview them. Introducing Bridget and the Books!

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What is Your Michigan Amazon Author Page? Help #MotownWriters build a database #MichLit

We love authors and we want you to share your amazon author page in the comments

amazonauthorpageLogo

So click this link and add your page to the comments.

Criteria:

  1. Must be a Michigan Author!
  2. Must be to an Amazon Author page and NOT your book page.

Thank you!

CLICK HERE NOW TO ADD YOUR PAGE

http://motownwriters.com/amazonauthorpage

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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 MotownWriters.com

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: Independent Bookstores in #Michigan

I just found a great resource for independent bookstores in Michigan and I couldn’t be more excited.

You know in my quest to be all things Michigan, this is a valuable find.

https://www.newpages.com/independent-bookstores/michigan-bookstores

They also have a list of all Independent bookstores in the United States as well.

https://www.newpages.com/independent-bookstores

You’re welcome!

To see more resources in The Detroit Literary Network, click here

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