Monday, March 20, 2017

Rochester Writers Conference April 1st NO JOKE! & March21st meeting via @talktravel


Rochester Writers' Monthly Writers' Group
The next writers' group meeting is Tuesday, March 21, at theRochester Hills Barnes & Noble Bookstore at 7:30 p.m. Look for the table and chairs in the events area (however, we could be set up anywhere in the store). We meet the third Tuesday of the month to discuss the business of writing, we are not a critique group. It's free and open to new, working, and published writers. Come once, once in a while, or every time.

Have you registered for the Rochester Writers' Spring Conference? 
Saturday | April 1, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Once again the spring event will take place on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.
Writing for Children and Young Adults is the focus this time. Writing Picture Books, Middle School Series, and Young Adult Novels will be covered with a variety of Speakers and Presentations. Registration includes all sessions, lunch, featured speakers, and all day refreshments. Deadline to Register for the Best Rate is March 24.



Thursday, March 16, 2017

Twisted Storytellers & Chalkbeat Team to Tell #Detroit School Stories March17th via @twistedtellers



NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Twisted Storytellers Team with Chalkbeat to Tell Detroit School Stories

Friday, March 17th


DETROIT, MI –– The award-winning Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers and Chalkbeat Detroit will bring stories from teachers, students and parents of Detroit Schools. The award-winning, monthly event has received positive reviews and has been recognized for its artistic contribution to Detroit,

In a society that feeds on reality television, celebrities and social media, people are typically unaccustomed to this level of raw truth, these microscopic views into other people’s lives,’’ says Kimberly Hayes Taylor of TBDMag. “Even among other shows that feature storytellers, this is on another level.

“I ain’t seen nothing like it,” says Dick Gregory. “Stay in touch with the storytellers. It can heal.” 

The Society’s next event “School Days” will take place Friday, March 17th, 8PM at The Wright Museum. Asenath Andrews, Founding Principal Catherine Ferguson Academy, Journalist, Chastity Pratt Dawsey, Journalist, Bridge Magazine and three winners of Chalkbeat Detroit’s story submission contest will tell true, personal stories on the theme.

The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers has a mission to connect humanity, heal and transform community by providing an uplifting, thought-provoking, soul-cleansing entertainment experience through the art and craft of storytelling.

Chalkbeat’s mission is to provide deep, unbiased, local coverage of education policy and practice to inform the decisions and actions that lead to better outcomes for children and families. Founded in 2013, Chalkbeat has bureaus in Detroit, New York, Colorado, Tennessee, and Indiana.

Tickets: $20 online, $25 @door. For info, tickets and to watch videos, visit www.twistedstorytellers.org or call 313-744-6037.

Media Contact:
Satori Shakoor at 313-744-6037 or via email societyforstorytelling@gmail.com

http://www.twistedtellers.org


Auburn Hills Writers' March 16th 2017 Session #MichLit @AHPLibrary


Winter Snow
                                                                        Will winter ever go away?*:P tongue
 

Hello Writers!
 Our group meets Thursday, March16th, at 6:30 pm in the the Auburn Hills Library located at 3400 Seyburn in Auburn Hills.  

Agenda:
  • Discussion
  • Writing Exercise
  • Critique Criteria (a "must" for members after second visit):
    • two pages, double spaced 
    • 12 pt font
    • bring seven copies


Writers' Conferences:


Member Blogs:


When on Facebook, check out our page:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/519411564784720/

See you Thursday!


Mychelle Martin, Facilitator
"Nurturing the Auburn Hills Writing Community since 2011"


Please forward this email to any writer you feel may benefit from its contents.  
And as always, please let me know if you wish to be removed from our list, thank you. 
Winter Snow

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Twisted Storytellers & Chalkbeat Team to Tell #Detroit School Stories March17th via @twistedtellers



NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Twisted Storytellers Team with Chalkbeat to Tell Detroit School Stories

Friday, March 17th


DETROIT, MI –– The award-winning Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers and Chalkbeat Detroit will bring stories from teachers, students and parents of Detroit Schools. The award-winning, monthly event has received positive reviews and has been recognized for its artistic contribution to Detroit,

In a society that feeds on reality television, celebrities and social media, people are typically unaccustomed to this level of raw truth, these microscopic views into other people’s lives,’’ says Kimberly Hayes Taylor of TBDMag. “Even among other shows that feature storytellers, this is on another level.

“I ain’t seen nothing like it,” says Dick Gregory. “Stay in touch with the storytellers. It can heal.” 

The Society’s next event “School Days” will take place Friday, March 17th, 8PM at The Wright Museum. Asenath Andrews, Founding Principal Catherine Ferguson Academy, Journalist, Chastity Pratt Dawsey, Journalist, Bridge Magazine and three winners of Chalkbeat Detroit’s story submission contest will tell true, personal stories on the theme.

The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers has a mission to connect humanity, heal and transform community by providing an uplifting, thought-provoking, soul-cleansing entertainment experience through the art and craft of storytelling.

Chalkbeat’s mission is to provide deep, unbiased, local coverage of education policy and practice to inform the decisions and actions that lead to better outcomes for children and families. Founded in 2013, Chalkbeat has bureaus in Detroit, New York, Colorado, Tennessee, and Indiana.

Tickets: $20 online, $25 @door. For info, tickets and to watch videos, visit www.twistedstorytellers.org or call 313-744-6037.

Media Contact:
Satori Shakoor at 313-744-6037 or via email societyforstorytelling@gmail.com

http://www.twistedtellers.org


Thursday, March 2, 2017

Twisted Storytellers & Chalkbeat Team to Tell #Detroit School Stories March17th via @twistedtellers



NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 27, 2017

Twisted Storytellers Team with Chalkbeat to Tell Detroit School Stories

Friday, March 17th


DETROIT, MI –– The award-winning Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers and Chalkbeat Detroit will bring stories from teachers, students and parents of Detroit Schools. The award-winning, monthly event has received positive reviews and has been recognized for its artistic contribution to Detroit,

In a society that feeds on reality television, celebrities and social media, people are typically unaccustomed to this level of raw truth, these microscopic views into other people’s lives,’’ says Kimberly Hayes Taylor of TBDMag. “Even among other shows that feature storytellers, this is on another level.

“I ain’t seen nothing like it,” says Dick Gregory. “Stay in touch with the storytellers. It can heal.” 

The Society’s next event “School Days” will take place Friday, March 17th, 8PM at The Wright Museum. Asenath Andrews, Founding Principal Catherine Ferguson Academy, Journalist, Chastity Pratt Dawsey, Journalist, Bridge Magazine and three winners of Chalkbeat Detroit’s story submission contest will tell true, personal stories on the theme.

The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers has a mission to connect humanity, heal and transform community by providing an uplifting, thought-provoking, soul-cleansing entertainment experience through the art and craft of storytelling.

Chalkbeat’s mission is to provide deep, unbiased, local coverage of education policy and practice to inform the decisions and actions that lead to better outcomes for children and families. Founded in 2013, Chalkbeat has bureaus in Detroit, New York, Colorado, Tennessee, and Indiana.

Tickets: $20 online, $25 @door. For info, tickets and to watch videos, visit www.twistedstorytellers.org or call 313-744-6037.

Media Contact:
Satori Shakoor at 313-744-6037 or via email societyforstorytelling@gmail.com

http://www.twistedtellers.org


Thursday, February 16, 2017

Auburn Hills Writers' February Session

Robin
Happy Valentine's Day Writers!
 
Our group meets Thursday, February 16th, at 6:30 pm in the the Auburn Hills Library located at 3400 Seyburn in Auburn Hills.  

Critique Criteria:
  • two pages, double spaced 
  • 12 pt font
  • bring seven copies


Member Blogs:


When on Facebook, check out our page:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/519411564784720/

See you Thursday!


Mychelle Martin, Facilitator
"Nurturing the Auburn Hills Writing Community since 2011"


Please forward this email to any writer you feel may benefit from its contents.  
And as always, please let me know if you wish to be removed from our list, thank you

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