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Plotting Your Path to a Satisfying Literary Project

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Main
Community Room 2A. 2nd Floor
How do you harness your imagination and excitement to make real progress on your writing project? You take a small step, over and over and over....  Breaking your project down into manageable parts will get you to your completed literary accomplishment. Arnecia Patterson can boost your start to NaNoWriMo or any other writing project. In addition to poetry and fiction, she writes about dance for the Dayton City Paper and web-published articles "Found in the Translation.” Arnecia is a lecturer on the English faculty at the University of Dayton. This program is part of the Library’s Fall Writing Series.
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The Hero's Journey

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Main
Community Room 2A. 2nd Floor
The Hero's Journey is the foundation of myths and stories across cultures, centuries, and genres. Not only is The Hero's Journey useful to novelists of many different genres, but also writers of nonfiction, memoir and screenwriting. Learn how to adapt this archetypal pattern to your own writing to create powerful narratives and characters that resonate with readers. Presenter Carrie Bebris is author of the well-loved "Mr. and Mrs. Darcy Mystery" series. This program is part of the Library’s Fall Writing Series.
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Writing Other Worlds

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Main
Community Room 2A. 2nd Floor
Learn the secrets of writing and publishing fantasy, horror, and science fiction. Author Tim Waggoner talks about coming up with original ideas, world-building, plotting, characterization, publishing, and marketing. This program is part of the Library’s Fall Writing Series.

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The Writing Life

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Main
Community Room 2A. 2nd Floor
Writing a book can consume your life if you're not careful! Local author Ryan Ireland, PhD, shares tips and tricks to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working on writing. This program is part of the Library’s Fall Writing Series.
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