Dare County Library Announces Novel Writing Series


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The Dare County Library has announced the next virtual presentation as part of its monthly Virtual Enrichment Series for Adults: A Novel Writing Series which begins on Tuesday, October 26, 2021.

Throughout the novel writing series, participants are invited to join staff at the Dare County Library for a discussion on writing, self-publishing, and finding an agent. Those who register can attend one or more topics during the series, which officially begins with a free virtual novel writing launch program to be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, and then continues with two more topics. novel writing in November.

Novel Writing Kick Off – Tuesday, October 26, 2021 – 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Join Dare County Library staff Meaghan Beasley and National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) municipal liaison Michelle Schlorb as they present the Month of the Month series of programs. writing novels. Participants are encouraged to finally put their book ideas on paper by writing the first 50,000 words during the month of November.

Disembark an agent – Tuesday, November 9, 2021 – 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

During this program, local author Michele Young-Stone will provide tips and advice on finding and locating an agent to help participants publish their writing. Young-Stone will talk about traditional publishing, the journey, success and disappointment. She is the author of Lost in the hive, Above us only the sky and The Handbook for Lightning Survivors.

Self-publish your book – Tuesday, November 16, 2021 – 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (repeated the same day from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.)

Local freelance writer Christina Deneka will give you tips and advice on how to self-publish your writing. Deneka will guide participants step by step through the self-publishing process. Topics include editing, book cover and interior design, costs, sales, distribution and marketing, ISBN records, and copyright.

These programs are free for residents of Dare County and homeowners 18 years of age and older. Registration is compulsory and places are limited. To register for one or more presentations in this free virtual series, visit DareNC.com/Enrichment.

For more information, contact Dare County Librarian Jonathan Wark at 252-473-2372 or [email protected]


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