eChook Digital Publishing announces Westport’s First Digital Book Event – For readers (of course) and Writers at Every Stage of Their Careers:

MEMOIR LAUNCH AND NETWORKING EVENT

at Barnes & Noble, 1076 Post Road East, Westport, CT

Tuesday, Sept 20 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Admission: Free

Come and meet the authors of Memoir, Vol. 1 (read EXCERPTS HERE), as well as local publishers, authors, storytellers, editors and publicists. Teachers and writing workshop leaders will also be on hand to meet and mingle with book lovers, published and aspiring authors.

There will be a drawing for a new color Nook eReader.

eChook and Harvard Review will accept submissions during the event as will book reviewer and author Nina Sankovitch. Please check the relevant websites for submission guidelines. Submissions to HR must be accompanied by an SASE.

For Readers:
Research shows that reading reduces stress by two thirds in less than ten minutes and increases our empathy and understanding of others. Let us introduce you to some of the best short stories – and their talented authors – being published today!

For Writers:
Wherever you are in your career, eChook can help. Learn from classic authors, get published, build a platform. We have free writing tips (sign up for LITERARY DELIGHTS on homepage), thousands of readers in 95 countries, 500 Twitter followers and over 6 million impressions on Facebook.

Come to Barnes and Noble on Sept 20th and meet local readers and writers – truly a friendly, supportive bunch of people – and become part of our community!

Who’s Attending:

Memoir, Vol. 1 authors: Ina Chadwick, Gabi Coatsworth, Rebecca Dimyan, Leslie Chess Feller, Jimin Han, Helen Rafferty and Tricia Tierney.

Our authors include New York Times-published writers as well as those being published for the first-time. To read more, please CLICK HERE.

Local authors:
Christina Thompson, author of “Come on Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All“, editor of Harvard Review and teacher of two courses through Harvard’s Extension School.
Stephanie Lehmann, author of four novels and a sensitive and thorough editor, accomplished playwright and Editor–at–large for Diversion Books in NYC.
Jessica Bram, author of “Happily Ever After Divorce” and director of the Westport Writers Workshop
Nina Sankovitch, author of “Tolstoy and the Purple Chair” and book reviewer

Publicists/Marketers/Self-Publishing

Meryl Moss of Media Muscle, PR and New Media guru and head of Meryl L. Moss Media Relations, Inc (publicity/marketing for NYT bestselling authors), and founder of Booktrib.com, a website with a million monthly readers.
David Wilk of WritersCast and Booktrix, a publishing veteran who offers a full range of self-publishing services for individual authors and corporations. Read more about David HERE.

 

Note: If you are a writer or publishing professional and would like your information included in our event, please post your details below in the reply box. It is our goal to provide writers with as many local resources as possible.

3 Responses to “Sept 20 Event”

  1. Tish Fried 17 September 2011 at 3:57 pm #

    A Writers’ Community in Fairfield County. Write Yourself Free, 252 Post Road East, Westport.
    Write Yourself FreeSM Method of instruction (fiction, non-fiction, memoir, screenwriting) demystifies language arts, freeing each writers’ intuition, and stimulating creative process. Nobody needs to aspire to write – we are all writers on the inside. Using simple exercises, your characters will speak from behind the clutter of the conscious mind and start to live in your imagination. Writing becomes pleasure not pressure.

    And we’re more: Write Yourself FreeSM founders Tish Fried and Patrick McCord also envision a group of like-minded individuals sharing a place to work, drink coffee, and exchange ideas: a salon, of sorts, but gee, that sounds pretentious, maybe “a collective” is more like it. Hey we’re calling it The Writers’ Room. The Writers’ Room is the first floor of our storefront at 252 Post Road East in the center of Westport in what looks like a little old red schoolhouse. Editorial and Publishing Support at The Editing Company.com

  2. Drew Lamm 19 September 2011 at 12:52 am #

    Women’s Writing Workshops in Rowayton

    “Sign me up for anything Drew does. It’s guaranteed to be fun, thoughtful & enlivening. She’s a local treasure, we’re lucky to have her. You couldn’t be in kinder or more competent hands than with Drew.” Kathy S.

    “I get the best first drafts of my life when I write in Drew’s living room. I’ve been taking workshops with Drew for ten years. She’s a master teacher as well as a stellar human being.” Sarah B.

    Five classes to choose from:

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    Drew’s vivacious spirit and proven expertise help new and seasoned writers discover and deepen their voice. Drafts that are written under her care are strong and usually surprise the writer. Her insightful critiques involving “what works and only what works” move individuals confidently forward in writing. Drew creates a safe and vibrant environment where students consistently return again and again.

    Drew is an author and educator who has taught at Columbia University’s Writing Project and in the Master’s program at Manhattanville College.

    Drew on teaching: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UD7WCD0AEIk

    Drew’s website : http://womenswritingworkshop.com

    Email Drew at : yaydrew@aol.com


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