Your dabbling days are behind you. Your work as a writer is a source of satisfaction, pride, and potential income. If you expect others to take you seriously as a writer, you must to be the first to do so.
Lamar Giles, a nationally known and accomplished Young Adult author, will talk about his journey in becoming a Writer. He’ll discuss the both the internal and the external transformation and what you can do now to facilitate the process.
- Discover why becoming a Writer with a capital W has to start from inside
- Debunk fears that may hold us back
- Learn how to nurture the right mind set
- Take pride in your work
- Treat your writing as a business
- Schedule writing appointments and show up ready to work
- Follow the steps you can’t skip: write, finish your projects, get your work out to readers
- Value your work so others will do the same
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how you can invest in yourself as a business, show up for work ready to produce, and place value on yourself and your work.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm (Meet & Greet at 6:00; program starts at 6:45)
Firehouse Theatre 1609 West Broad Street
$12 – Members; $15 Non-members ($5 for students)
Lamar Giles writes novels and short stories for teens and adults. He is the author of the 2015 Edgar® Award Nominee FAKE ID, a second YA thriller ENDANGERED, a third, currently untitled YA novel from HarperCollins, as well as the forthcoming YA novel OVERTURNED from Scholastic Press. Lamar Giles is a founding member of We Need Diverse Books. He resides in Virginia with his wife.
We’re delighted to announce that this show is sponsored by O’Hagan LLC. We are so appreciative for their support of our community and the literary arts.