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Tell Your Story II. It's Your Write!
​Saturday, February 29, 10:30AM-5:30PM
North Regional/Broward College Library
Tickets (Free)

Writers and readers come together for a day of free literary growth. You can chose from a multitude of author-led workshops, attend a panel discussion and meet New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd following his talk. Everyone is invited to come dressed as their favorite literary character. Some of the workshops at the event include:

  • Your First Line: The Hook that Sells Your Novel - JP O'Donnell
  • Getting Over the Hump - Jorge E. Goyanes
  • Elements of Point of View – J.D. Allen
  • Writing the Private Investigator Character - Laura Burke
  • Crafting a Bestselling Novel - Michael Solomon
  • As Told to: Writing Narrated Stories - Harriet J. Ottenheimer, Ph.D.
  • Deadly Research: Writing True Crime - Patrick Kendrick
  • The Ins and Outs of Indie Publishing - David M. Wind
  • Effective Methods for Developing and Publishing a Literary Work - Victoria Noorzai
  • Structure in Fiction: The Three-Act Structure - Neil Plakcy
  • The Value of Sharing Personal Stories Using the Creativity of Audio and Podcasting - Tiffany Walker
  • A Romance Must Have Emotion - Tara L. Ames

A panel discussion on “Why Rewrite?” features Beverly Friend, Ph.D.; Marjory Lyons, Ph.D.; Patrick O'Brien and Judy Weissman, Ph.D. and moderator Nancy Moskowitz. Support for this event is provided by a grant from the City of Coconut Creek, Florida Chapter of Mystery Writers of America, Guild of Art and Literature (GAL) for Coconut Creek, Friends of North Regional/BC Library and Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore.