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August 2017

Writer’s Critique Group!

August 10 @ 6:45 PM

Try to arrive by 6:45 and we’ll plan on starting at 7. Thanks! Depending on how many writers are attending, we will attempt to use the back room. Please note: You don’t need to submit a piece in order to…

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Book Launch Celebration: Shimmer and Burn

August 12 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Orange County Library System (FL), 101 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Celebrate the launch of Shimmer and Burn , the new Young Adult Fantasy from Mary Taranta. To save her sister’s life, Faris must smuggle magic into a plague-ridden neighboring kingdom in this exciting and dangerous start to a brand-new fantasy…

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OTHER ORLANDOS Book Release Party!

August 13 @ 3:00 PM
The Brewstillery, 1288 North Orange Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States

Orlando is… a power plant in Johannesburg, an epic poem, a celebrity mask used as a marital aid. In this anthology of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry, Orlando is anything but the Florida city so often associated with theme parks.…

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Remembering Elvis: An Author Talk with Bob Kealing

August 15 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States

In 1956, his most crucial and transformative year, Elvis Presley played more live shows in his breakout state, Florida than any other. There are many little-known Florida connections: The King’s moonshot to fame, rising from bottom-of-the-bill nobody to the stratosphere…

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SAFE Words BackToSchool Slam w/El’Ja

August 17 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
The Milk Bar Lounge, 2424 E Robinson St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Buy a drink/support the venue to sign up! Sign Up at 8pm, Slam starts at 9pm!! Two rounds! Round One, 12 poets! Round Two, Top 5 poets, Best poem wins! HERE’S THE CATCH! THE WAY YOU SIGN UP WILL BE…

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Free Workshop: Hybrid Authors – the good, bad and the ugly.

August 19 @ 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States

Hybrid Authors – the good, bad and the ugly. Presented by Wynter Daniels The fields have shifted, and the players changed. Many options exist for writers today, from traditional publishing to self-publishing, to new iterations in between. Every route has…

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There Will Be Words presents: A Saturday Night Special

August 19 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Stardust Video & Coffee, 1842 E Winter Park Rd
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

This show begins a new era for There Will Be Words where we combine our prose show with our poetry slam, There Will Be Verse First, we will have a four person slam to determine who qualifies for a spot…

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