Presentation at Williamsburg Library
29, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Schell Room, Williamsburg Library
Please call Library to
register: 757.259.4040 (Answered live, M-F, 10am-5pm)
How to Get Started as a Writer
Whether you're retired
and ready to live your long deferred dream of becoming a writer or need to
fit writing around school or your job and family, donít miss this free class
sponsored by Chesapeake Bay Writers and Williamsburg Regional Library. This
fast- moving and fun session will give you an overview of the writing life
from thinking like a writer to publishing your work. Find out the four
critical elements every successful story must include; discover techniques
that will make your fiction and nonfiction stories come alive; and, learn
the two critical skills required to create successful fiction, nonfiction,
poetry, or drama. Donít miss this opportunity to get down-to-earth answers
to all of your writing questions.
Milligan is author of the writing reference book: Time to Write:
Discovering the Writer within after 50, published by Quill Driver Books,
and winner of a 2009 Silver Award at the National Mature Media Awards. He
has published and won awards for both fiction and non-fiction. He holds a
bachelorís in psychology; a masterís in business and public administration;
and a master of arts in writing (fiction) from the Johns Hopkins University.
Frank teaches creative writing at Northern Virginia Community College, the
College of William and Mary's Christopher Wren Association, and at various
other venues. He is immediate past-president of Chesapeake Bay Writers.
Chesapeake Bay Writers Luncheon Meeting
September 16, 2015
Pilot House Inn
and Restaurant, Rte 3, Topping, VA
Click Here to make reservations.
Steele, XTRA 99.1 FM Radio
Host of CBW's
Second Monday Talk Radio show
Reservations Required: TBA
On September 16th, CBW members and guests will have the
opportunity to mingle with other writers and welcome our speaker, Neal Steele,
the radio host of 99.1 FM.
Since 2008 Neal has provided a monthly opportunity for CBW
authors with published books to be interviewed on the radio. This has been an
effective way to introduce authors to the community via the airwaves.
Neal will speak on how to prepare
for the radio interview, and how to use the exposure on radio media outlets to
promote an authorís work.
The luncheon meeting will begin with a social hour at
11AM, followed by lunch at noon. More details coming in August.