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Readings for Writers

Sun, Aug 19 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Story Center Event
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Reading is fundamental to being a writer. Join The Story Center for an exploration of various titles on the writing craft from the Center’s resource collection.
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Woodneath Writers

Mon, Aug 20 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Story Center Event
If you are an aspiring or seasoned writer wanting support and encouragement, then this writing group is for you!
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Performance Basics

Wed, Aug 22 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
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In this interactive workshop, discover how to unleash your potential and connect with your audience. Attendees will practice vocal projection, movement, pacing, and tips for combating stage fright.
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Printing on the Espresso Book Machine

Mon, Aug 27 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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Do you have a book project ready to print but aren’t sure what your next steps should be?
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Telling for Tellers

Wed, Aug 29 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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You have a great story to tell, and the Library wants to help you tell it! Learn tips and tricks for brainstorming story ideas and discover resources in your community to help you grow your craft.
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Getting Started on a Writing Project

Tue, Sep 4 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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OOrganize your story thoughts with outlines, lists, mind maps, and discover tricks for getting around writer’s block. Come prepared to put pen to paper.
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Storycrafting Fundamentals

Sat, Sep 8 2018
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Story Center Event
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Writer and storyteller Anthony Clark will guide participants through developing a basic structure for a new or in-progress story during this five-hour workshop.
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ReadLOCAL Author: Jim Cosgrove

Tue, Sep 11 2018
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Story Center Event
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Join author and award-winning children’s entertainer Jim Cosgrove as he talks about his book, "Everybody Gets Stinky Feet," and leads a discussion about the importance of sharing our stories--for ours
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Readings for Writers

Wed, Sep 12 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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Reading is fundamental to being a writer. Join The Story Center for an exploration of various titles on the writing craft from the Center’s resource collection.
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Editing Video

Thu, Sep 13 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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What's the difference between a horror movie and a comedy? Editing. Learn the basics of Adobe Premiere by editing a scene that you can make into a comedy, a horror, a romance, or a drama.
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Woodneath Writers

Mon, Sep 17 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Story Center Event
If you are an aspiring or seasoned writer wanting support and encouragement, then this writing group is for you!
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Effective Branding Strategies

Tue, Sep 18 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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Learn to cultivate a brand that speaks to your identity as a writer or storyteller and answers the question, "Does the marketing work for me?" This class is part of the Storytelling Certificate Progra
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Social Media and Marketing

Wed, Sep 19 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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Learn how to sell your work and connect to your audience by exploring effective marketing tactics, networking, and social media platforms.
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Story Slam!

Thu, Sep 20 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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An open-mic storytelling event that's open to anyone! Put your name in the hat for a chance to share a seven-minute story or just come to enjoy the show.
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The Story Center Speaker Series: William Kent Krueger

Mon, Sep 24 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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Join New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger for a discussion of his latest book, "Desolation Mountain." In this latest Cork O’Connor mystery, people close to the private investigator b
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Intensive Editing Masterclass

Sat, Sep 29 2018
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Story Center Event
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Clean up the clutter and streamline your writing in this four-hour intensive masterclass. Attendees must submit 500 words of original creative writing prior to the workshop.
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Writers Reception featuring Kyle Mills

Mon, Oct 1 2018
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Story Center Event
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Join The Story Center for a special Q&A reception with New York Times bestselling author Kyle Mills.
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The Story Center Speaker Series: Kyle Mills, authoring for Vince Flynn

Mon, Oct 1 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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Join New York Times bestselling author Kyle Mills for a discussion of his continuation of the Mitch Rapp series started by Vince Flynn.
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The Story Center Speaker Series: Deborah Harkness

Wed, Oct 3 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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Join Deborah Harkness, author of the New York Times bestseller "A Discovery of Witches," for the debut of her latest book, "Time's Convert." Her latest work looks into beloved character Matthew de Cle
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Collecting Your Family Stories Before They Are Lost

Sat, Oct 6 2018
10:30am - 12:00pm
Story Center Event
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It’s too easy to let unique family stories slip away. Learn tips and tricks for collecting and preserving your family’s stories to pass on to future generations.
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Storytelling as a Successful Business

Sat, Oct 6 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Story Center Event
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Learn the fundamentals of running a storytelling business from goal setting to essential professional habits such as recordkeeping and setting rates.
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Introduction to Organizational Storytelling

Sun, Oct 7 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Story Center Event
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More information to come. Every business has a story to tell. This workshop will help you develop different kinds of stories for different kinds of businesses and their customers.
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Copyright Basics

Mon, Oct 8 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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Learn the basics of copyright law, what rights copyright holders have, the exceptions to those rights, and learn the proper application of fair use.
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So You Want to be an Indie Author? The Pros and Cons and How-Tos of Self-Publishing

Sat, Oct 13 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Story Center Event
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Join The Story Center and The Write Brain Trust for a panel discussion on self-publishing.
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Woodneath Writers

Mon, Oct 15 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Story Center Event
If you are an aspiring or seasoned writer wanting support and encouragement, then this writing group is for you!
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The Story Center Speaker Series: Leif Enger

Mon, Oct 15 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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Join Leif Enger, bestselling author of "Peace Like a River," as he discusses his new hardcover novel, "Virgil Wander." Enger's first novel in 10 years, "Virgil Wander" is a timeless story that follows
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