Upcoming Events

All Events are Zoom Events. To register call 561-279-7790 or email murdermb@gate.net

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Saturday October 24, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

FL Authors Academy Zoom Writers Workshop

Groaners: How To Keep Laughably Bad Writing Mistakes From Torpedoing Your Work

Groaners: How To Keep Laughably Bad Writing Mistakes From Torpedoing Your Work. Does your writing avoid clichés like the plague? Every time you introduce a cliché, a bureaucratic word that’s dead wrong, a dumb grammatical mistake, or a really stupid error of geography and history, it can lead frustrated readers to give up on your story. $25 per person.  Instructor: Eliot Kleinberg. To register call 561-279-7790 or email murdermb@gate.net for information.

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Saturday October 24, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Witches, Screams and Skeletons Zoom Authors Event

A Panel of five authors with Halloween books will discuss their fiendish plots.  Join Carol Perry (Murder, Take Two $7.99), Christin Brecher (15 Minutes of Flame $7.99),Ginger Bolton (Boston Scream Murder $15.95),Julia Henry (Digging Up The Remains $7.99) and Ellen Byron (Murder in the Bayou Boneyard $26.99) for a scary good time!  Costumes optional. Admission to this event is with purchase of one of the authors’ books.  Please call 561-279-7790 or email murdermb@gate.net for more details.

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Thursday October 29, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Jenny Milchman Interviewed by Elaine Viets Zoom Author Event

Small Town Life, Big Town Suspense.  Jenny Milchman reveals her secrets of building suspense as she is interviewed by Elaine Viets. Admission is with purchase of Jenny’s book  The Second Mother $16.99.   Please call 561-279-7790 or email murdermb@gate.net for more details. To see Jenny read a selection of her book click here.

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Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

FL Authors Academy Zoom Writers Workshop

Editors Panel

Editors Panel: What Goes on Behind Closed Doors.

Four prominent editors from major publishing houses, Neil Nyren – Penguin Random House; Kelley Ragland – MacMillan Publishing; Juliet Grames – SoHo Press; David Highfill – Harper Collins, take you deep behind the scenes of the publishing business to discuss what they do, how they work, and what they look for in today’s book market. $35 per person. To register call 561-279-7790 or email murdermb@gate.net for information.

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Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

FL Authors Academy Zoom Writers Workshop

Writing Your Life Story

Bring your voice, your heart and soul and your five-word memoir to this workshop. The intention, ambition, desire is to provide you with inspiration, motivation and encouragement as well as with proven practical information to help you write your memoir. There will be tips for gathering information for your story and how to determine what format, tone and point of view you want. We’ll talk about having a backstory, people in your past, and how to maintain a flow to keep the information relevant and interesting. $25 per person. Instructor: Marcia Rosen. To register call 561-279-7790 or email murdermb@gate.net for information.

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Wednesday November 18, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Miami Noir: The Classics Zoom Author Event

Les Standiford, Carolina Garcia Aguilera, Vicki Hendricks, Lynne Barrett and John Dufresne will speak about Miami Noir: The Classics. $17.95. Admission to event is with purchase of book or $5 ticket creditable towards book. Please call 561-279-7790 or email murdermb@gate.net for more details.

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Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 10: 00 a.m.

FL Authors Academy Zoom Writers Workshop

Creating an Exciting Setting Where Anything Can Happen

As a writer, you must create fictional places where your characters can live lives that feel real and exciting. Still, too much description can weigh your story down. Carefully chosen details will carry the load, leaving space in the narrative for a gripping story. In this workshop, we will explore ways to give your readers an unforgettable world without sacrificing the pacing that will keep them turning the pages. $25 per person. Instructor: Mary Anna Evans. To register call 561-279-7790 or email murdermb@gate.net for information.

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Wednesday December 2, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.

Caz Frear In Zoom Conversation with CJ Tudor

Caz will speak with CJ Tudor about Shed No Tears. $26.99. Admission to event is with purchase of book or $5 ticket creditable towards book.  Please call 561-279-7790 or email murdermb@gate.net for more details.

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Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

FL Authors Academy Zoom Writers Workshop

Panel of Agents

A panel of top literary agents will discuss the book business, what’s hot and what’s not. Annie Bomke – Annie Bomke Literary Agency
Nicole Resciniti –  The Seymour Agency

More agents and information to come.$35 per person. To register call 561-279-7790 or email murdermb@gate.net for information.

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Saturday December 12, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

FL Authors Academy Zoom Writers Workshop

Crafting Evocative Prose

In this workshop, we’ll discuss how to harness the power of language in your work. Specifically, we’ll consider the anatomy of evocative prose, looking at how to write with sensual clarity and avoid boring or banal generalizations. $25 per person. Instructor: Jane K. Cleland. To register call 561-279-7790 or email murdermb@gate.net for information.

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Tuesday December 15, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

Charles Todd Interviewed by Oline Cogdill Zoom Author Event

Charles Todd will discuss A Hanging At Dawn. $7.99 with Oline Cogdill.  Admission to this event is with purchase of A Hanging At Dawn $7.99 .  To register call 561-279-7790 or email murdermb@gate.net for information.

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