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VINTAGE COTTAGE WRITERS: Writers Support Group

January 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EST

Free

Our Writers Support Group brings writers together to share experience, advice, information, and inspiration.

Our Focus this Month: Back Cover Copy

You know those marketing blurbs on the back of every book? The titillating, attention-grabbing teasers that promise hours of entertainment, enlightenment, and discovery? They’re more than just an enticement to buy the book. They’re also a starting point for writers. Join us to learn how to write back cover copy that will lead you from inspiration to publication!

Join the Writers Support Group

We meet on the second Saturday of each month. Reserve your spot early; space is limited to 7 participants. Please note that we do need at least 3 participants to hold each workshop, so encourage your writing friends to come, too! We’ll confirm each evening meeting by 6 p.m. the night before. Check our Facebook and Twitter feeds for updates.

What to Expect

Each meeting follows the same basic format.

  • Welcome. Each meeting begins with introductions and an easy icebreaker questions, like, “What book are you reading right now?”
  • Discussion. We’ll focus on a single topic — how to write your author bio, for example.
  • Practice. We’ll spend a few minutes developing a rough draft related to the topic at hand, and then share our results.
  • Take-away. We’ll close with final thoughts and follow-up ideas.

Benefits

Writing can be a lonely process, with a learning curve that never ends. When you join our Writers Support Group, you can:

  • Meet fellow writers
  • Make friends
  • Celebrate success
  • Share resources
  • Trade tips and techniques
  • Offer encouragement
  • Ask questions
  • Get feedback
  • Brainstorm
  • Stay motivated
  • Listen
  • Learn
  • Be inspired

Remember

This is a support group, not a critque group.

  • We focus on strengths, not weaknesses.
  • We meet to cooperate, not compete.

Refreshments

Feel free to bring your favorite snack, or help yourself to complimentary coffee, tea, and cookies in the kitchenette.

Pricing

This workshop is free for current members of the Vintage Cottage Writers Group, and $10 for non-members. To join the group, visit https://vintagecottagewriters.com.

Location

The Vintage Cottage is easy to find! We’re located at 612 West New York Avenue. It’s the central east-west route through DeLand, between Stone Street and Orange Avenue. (We’re six blocks west of main street.) We have our own parking lots, with plenty of free parking, in front and in back.

About the Organizer

Corrine Kenner is a former newspaper reporter, magazine editor, and public relations specialist. She’s the author of more than two dozen books, including “Tarot for Writers,” “Astrology for Writers,” and “The Ghosts of Devils Lake.” You can find her books at the Vintage Cottage and on Amazon at https://amazon.com/author/corrinekenner.

Questions?

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Details

Date:
January 11
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/writers-support-group-tickets-86390106133

Organizer

Corrine Kenner, The Vintage Cottage
Phone:
386-414-3794
Email:
shop@vintagecottageantiques.com
Website:
https://vintagecottageantiques.com

Venue

The Vintage Cottage
612 West New York Avenue
DeLand, FL 32720 United States
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Website:
vintagecottageantiques.com