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Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Andra Gillum

  Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Andra Gillum

Each summer, the Thurber House lawn plays host to a series of outdoor literary picnics and readings with authors who have an Ohio connection. Join us for this long-running tradition of good friends, good food, and great books! We invite readers of all ages to enjoy this literary picnic with Andra Gillum. Andra is a […]

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Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Marika McCoola and Flip the Page

  Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Marika McCoola and Flip the Page

Each summer, the Thurber House lawn plays host to a series of outdoor literary picnics and readings with authors who have an Ohio connection. Join us for this long-running tradition of good friends, good food, and great books! Marika McCoola is an illustrator, educator, and New York Times bestselling author of Baba Yaga’s Assistant. She […]

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Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Michael J. Rosen

  Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Michael J. Rosen

Each summer, the Thurber House lawn plays host to a series of outdoor literary picnics and readings with authors who have an Ohio connection. Join us for this long-running tradition of good friends, good food, and great books! Michael J. Rosen and special guest readers will kick off the 2019 Summer Literary Picnics season. This […]

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Adult Writing Workshop: How to Build an Author Platform, Network, and Audience to Attract Publishers

  Adult Writing Workshop: How to Build an Author Platform, Network, and Audience to Attract Publishers

MONDAY, MAY 20 Building Your Author Platform: How to Build a Network and Audience to Attract Book Publishers Instructor: Brooke Preston In today’s climate, publishers still care about content . . but they increasingly also care about an author’s “platform.” Even a great premise may be passed by if an author is perceived to have […]

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Writing Master Class: Creativity, Mechanics, and Motivation for Writers

  Writing Master Class: Creativity, Mechanics, and Motivation for Writers

SATURDAY, MAY 18 Creativity, Mechanics, and Motivation for Writers Instructors: Nicole M. Gnezda, PhD and Melissa Weber, MA Join creativity consultant Nicole M. Gnezda, PhD and writing instructor Melissa L. Weber, MA for a unique master class that will help you tap into your creative resources, give you techniques to improve your craft, and offer […]

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Adult Writing Workshop: Making Your Best Book: Ten Things to Do Before You Push That “Publish” Button

  Adult Writing Workshop: Making Your Best Book: Ten Things to Do Before You Push That “Publish” Button

MONDAY, MAY 13 Making Your Best Book: Ten Things to Do Before You Push That “Publish” Button Instructor: Kathy Matthews You’re a writer, not a publisher. So, how are you supposed to navigate the confusing swamp of self-publishing? Learn ten ways, big and small, that will help you produce your best book . . . […]

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Adult Writing Workshop: Creating Compelling Characters Through Setting (Fiction)

  Adult Writing Workshop: Creating Compelling Characters Through Setting (Fiction)

MONDAY, MAY 6 Creating Compelling Characters Through Setting (Fiction) Instructor: Lisa Lopez Snyder In Harper Lee’s novel Go Set a Watchman, and Stewart O’Nan’s Last Night at the Lobster, mundane settings such as a train car and a Red Lobster become fascinating backdrops to characters we suddenly care about. How do they do it and […]

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