Local Writers Workshop

Saturday, August 17, 2019 | 9am-2:30pm | Marvin Auditorium Adults

Calling all writers! Our 6th annual workshop is for you, whether you're starting out or published. Topics include journaling, self-publishing, flash fiction, kid lit and more. Doors open at 8:30am for sign in and refreshments. Lunch on your own noon-1:15pm. In partnership with the Kansas Authors Club. Questions - Schedule for the day (subject to change):

8:30 – Doors Open. Sign in and refreshments.
9-9:10 – Welcome, Kansas Authors Club intro
9:10-9:25 – Keynote by Huascar Medina, Poet Laureate of Kansas
9:30-10:10 – The Joy of Jounaling by Marcia Cebulska, award-winning playwright
10:15-10:40 – Small Press Publishing in the Heartland by Jason Ryberg, editor in chief of Spartan Press
10:45-11:00 – Break
11:05-11:30 –  "The Ghost Heart" by Bryn Greenwood, bestselling author of All the Ugly and Wonderful Things
11:35-12:00 – Twitter – A surprising place to find your agent, your editor, and your writing community by Jenn Bailey, editor and children's author
12:00-1:15 – Lunch/Network
1:20-2:30 – Breakout Session Andy Farkas, Writing Flash Fiction by Andy Farkas, sponsored by Kansas Authors Club From Picture Books to Young Adult novels – Know Your Audience by Jenn Bailey, editor and children's author Music in the Words: Writing Lyric Poetry by Tony Silvestri, poet and lyricist

Audience: Adult