December 15, 2018

Writer’s Path to Publishing FREE Workshop [UPDATED]

Ready to get your writing out in the world, but not sure where to start? Stumped on how to know if your writing is ready for publishing, or how to connect with an agent? Get tips directly from regional authors and publishers on writing and publishing, and network with other writers and brush up on your writing skills to get closer to your publishing goals.   CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Date: Saturday, February 10, 1:00pm – 7:00pm (see full schedule and details below) Location: … [Read more...]

Profitable Authors Institute 2017 Class Series

Blue Cottage Agency is proud to announce a class series brought to you by 12 of the BEST and credible instructors in the industry. Are you to make an impact and an income? Introducing the PROFITABLE AUTHORS INSTITUTE, 12 amazing Courses in 3 Curriculum Tracks. A dynamic collaboration of writing, publishing and promotion experts who provide affordable, cutting-edge instruction to emerging authors. Are You Struggling with These Challenges? CAN’T SEEM TO FINISH the book you’ve been … [Read more...]

Crossing Arts Alliance Call for Literary and Visual Art

The Crossing Arts Alliance is requesting literary and visual art submissions for a juried ‘Dimensions of Motherhood’ exhibit and event. Artists residing in the following counties of Crow Wing, Cass, Todd, Wadena and Morrison counties in Minnesota  are eligible to submit up to two pieces of original art. Both Visual and literary work is eligible for submission for this exhibit and should express the theme of motherhood and mothers, and the joy and complexities found within.  Both literary and … [Read more...]

Verse Like Water presents Award Winning Poet Matt Rasmussen

Join us for a FREE Public Poetry Reading and Presentation by the Award Winning Poet Matt Rasmussen. Monday, March 28, 2016 Noon Hassler Library, Central Lakes College, Brainerd Minnesota Central Lakes College Verse Like Water: the visiting poet program of Central Lakes College presents Matt Rasmussen. Matt's debut book Black Aperture earned the Walt Whitman Prize from the American Academy of Poets, and was a runner up for the National Book Award. Verse Like Water is excited to host our … [Read more...]

Four FREE Writing Workshops offered at the Brainerd Public Library throughout April

Join us for Four FREE Workshops throughout April at the Brainerd Public Library Register by calling 218-829-5574. Class sizes are limited. Download Flyer writers workshops April 2016 Library   Class Title: Peeling Away the Layers to Discover the Truth of your Character Thursday, April 7, 2016 5:30-7:30 Instructor: Candace Simar Class Description: Peeling Away the Layers to Discover the Truth of Your Character:  What strange alchemy makes a reader identify with your … [Read more...]

Candace Simar Florida Book Tour

Author Candace Simar's  2016 Florida tour is underway. Candace is visiting  readers,  fans, historical sites, book clubs and several Sons of Norway groups including: Saturday 1/9/16  Estero FL Sons of Norway Wednesday 1/13/16  Tampa Bay Sons of Norway 6:30 Saturday 1/15/16  Clearwater FL  Sons of Norway Sunday 1/17/16 Sarasota FL Sons of Norway 1pm Tuesday 1/19/16  10 am AAUW Sanibel Island, Florida Candace Simar is an award winning author and poet from Pequot Lakes, … [Read more...]

A conversation with Nancy Plain, YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist

On January 5, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. EST  listen to a live webcast featuring Nancy Plain and the four other finalists for the 2016 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award. Register now to learn a bit about these terrific titles; hear from the authors about their research and writing processes; and glean some insights into publishing decisions that make the best nonfiction titles accessible and engaging to today’s teens. Don’t miss out on this exclusive event, which will take place right before the award … [Read more...]