March Books & Beyond 2021 - Flipbook - Page 14
MEET THE AUTHORS:
WOMEN OF MYSTERY
Saturday, March 20, 2 p.m.
Enjoy a conversation with women crime writers
moderated by award-winning author Kellye Garrett.
Featuring Amy Gentry, Susan Elia MacNeal, Elizabeth
Little and Tori Eldridge.
Emotional Resonance in Fiction
Tuesday, March 2, 6:30 p.m.
Creating emotional resonance with
characters generates reader engagement
and keeps readers turning the page.
Author David Slayton will teach
techniques for connecting emotions to
characters and readers.
Southeast Book Club
Monday, March 8, 7 p.m.
A meetup to chat about a book of your choice.
Alafaya Book Club
Thursday, March 11, 7 p.m.
This club will discuss The Book of Lost Names by
Kristin Harmel. Escaping from Paris in 1942 after
the arrest of her father, a Polish Jew, a graduate
student finds refuge in a small mountain town,
where she forges identity documents to help
hundreds of Jewish children flee the Nazis.
Winter Garden Book Club
Thursday, March 25, 6 p.m.
A discussion about The Alice Network by Kate
Quinn. This enthralling New York Times bestseller
is a historical novel about an all female spy ring
which operated during World War II.
Worldbuilding in Sci-fi
& Fantasy Fiction
Sunday, March 7, 4 p.m.
Create a world worthy of your characters
and plot. Editor Stephen Morgan will
present specific questions to ask about
how your world and society functions
before you write the first word.
The Basics of Writing Picture Books
Tuesday, March 9, 6:30 p.m.
Author Tracy C. Gold will discuss different
kinds of picture books, the current picture
book market, lead a creativity-boosting
exercise and offer tips for after you’ve
written a few picture books.
OCLS Writer’s Group
Sunday, March 14, 4 p.m.
Join your fellow writers for critique,
discussion and camaraderie. Writers of
all genres and experience are welcome.
Please attend one meeting before
submitting a piece for critique.