Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Bloomington Writers Festival and Book Fair: March 23

On Saturday, March 23, 2013 Bloomington Center for the Arts will be holding the annual Bloomington Writers Festival and Book Fair at 1800 W Old Shakopee Rd Bloomington, MN. It's hard to believe it's been 10 years, but the festival has been steadily growing.

Starting at 9:30 am, the  Keynote is by Tom Hegg, author of A Cup of Christmas Tea and the children’s book classic series, Peef the Bear. $15 to attend and help cover costs.

From 10:30 am – 3:30 am Book Fair and Author Readings, Free and Open to the Public

11:00 am – 5:00 pm Workshops $13:

Getting Started Series includes workshops to stimulate your creativity, personal writing, writing other activities to help you find focus, overcoming writing resistance and writers block and more.

Telling Your Story Series includes workshops on writing memoirs, turning your journals into stories, writing for children and more.

Publishing Series includes panels and workshops on preparing your manuscripts, editing options, legal issues and publishing options.

Marketing and Publicity Series includes workshops that help you get the word out about your book, including preparation of press kits, news releases, use of social media, platform development.

Arts and Writing Series include workshops on cover design and writing lyrics.

Register early to ensure a spot in the workshop of your choice at or 952-563-8575.

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