Upcoming Events

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SATURDAY JULY 29, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Florida Authors Academy 2017

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The WHY NOTs of Children’s Books.   There are so many things you can do with an invitation, recipe, or newspaper headline. Fiddling with formats is a great way to enrich your manuscript, and to get new book ideas. $25 per person. Instructor: Gloria Rothstein.

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FRIDAY AUGUST 4, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

George Bernstein Booksigning

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George will speak and sign The Prom Dress Killer. $14.95.

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SATURDAY AUGUST 5, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Florida Authors Academy 2017

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The Who: of What, When and Where!  What is it about the characters we love and love to hate?  An in-depth look at the casting for your work. From initial concept to the conclusion, the development and growth of characters make plots come alive. $25 per person.  Instructor: Charles Todd.

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SATURDAY AUGUST 12, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Florida Authors Academy 2017

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The 12 Commandments of Editing. Any successful writer knows that “The End” actually marks the beginning of the writer’s work. This class will take you step-by-step through an efficient process that will make your editing much easier and quicker.  Instructor: Prudy Taylor Board.

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SATURDAY AUGUST 12, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.

Joy Sheffield Harris Booksigning

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Joy will be here to speak and sign Florida Sweets. $21.99.

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TUESDAY AUGUST 15, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.

The Tuesday Murder Club Book Group

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The Tuesday Murder Club Book Group will discuss Murder At The Breakers by Alyssa Maxwell. $15.00. Alyssa Maxwell will be speaking via phone!

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FRIDAY AUGUST 18, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

Elaine Viets Booksigning

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Elaine will be here to speak and sign Fire and Ashes. $15.95.

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SATURDAY AUGUST 19, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Florida Authors Academy 2017

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Writing the World.  This course will discuss the elements that are essential to a good travel story, like personal voice and point of view. Also covered is the business of travel writing: What are the markets (both print and online) and how to approach them. $25 per person.  Instructor: Tom Swick.

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SATURDAY AUGUST 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Florida Authors Academy 2017

Michael MeeskeMagdalen Girls

The Ins and Outs of the Agent Biz.  It’s the first question writers often ask: “How do I get an agent?” You’ll learn whether you need an agent, how to get one, how to keep one, and when to sever the relationship.  $25 per person. Instructor: Michael Meeske w/a VS Alexander.

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SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 9, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Florida Authors Academy 2017

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Everyone Judges a Book by its Cover. Your book cover is your first impression.  Learn what attracts readers so they’ll open the book and peruse those first pages.  Covered are the basics of images, layouts, good vs. bad photo-editing, fonts, dpi, etc. $25 per person. Instructor: Victoria Landis.

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SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Florida Authors Academy 2017

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The Road to Independent Publishing in Simple Steps!  We cover the pros and cons of self-publishing and how to do so economically. We’ll discuss cover art, copy editing, formatting, and the marketing aspects of doing self publishing right. $25 per person.  Instructor: Marcia King-Gamble.

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SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Florida Authors Academy 2017

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As the finale for our FL Authors Academy at Murder on the Beach, we are planning an event “FL Authors Academy Has Talent!”  This will be an open mike for the attendees of the workshops to read from their work in progress and get feedback from three multi-published author judges, Prudy Taylor Board, Randy Rawls and Deborah Sharp. $25 per person. Refreshments Served. 

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SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Nancy J. Cohen and Alyssa Maxwell Booksigning

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Nancy will speak and sign Hair Brained. $14.99

Alyssa will speak and sign Murder at Chateau sur Mer. $25.00

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FRIDAY OCTOBER 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

Stuart Woods Booksigning

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Stuart will be here to speak and sign Quick & Dirty. $28.00.

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