Upcoming Program

Sunday, May 15, 2016 2:30 PM
Three local published authors – Darlene Marshall, award-winning author of six historical pirate adventure novels; Wendy Thornton, author of a mystery and the acclaimed memoir Dear Oprah: How I Beat Cancer and Learned to Love Daytime TV; and Larry Brasington, author of over a dozen action novels – will discuss their outlining and writing styles at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, May 15, at the Millhopper Branch Library, 3145 NW 43rd St., Gainesville. The authors will sign books after their discussion. This…  Read More

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Thursday, May 19, 2016 6:00 PM
The Matheson History Museum and the Writers Alliance of Gainesville (WAG) are teaming up for the second “Scribes of the Sunshine State” program to be held on Thursday, May 19, 2016, 6:00-8:00 PM at the Matheson. Four distinguished authors -- Mary Wood Bridgman, Jack E. Davis, Kate Dupes Hawk, and Darlene Marshall (bios below) -- will share how Florida inspires their writing. This program is being held in conjunction with the museum’s April-June, 2016, exhibition: Liquid Gold: The Rise and…  Read More

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Past Programs

Sunday, June 12, 2016 2:30 PM
On June 18 at 2:30 p.m., professional speaker Lou Heckler will help you see how your unique voice is the most important gift you can bring to your readers. He will also share techniques of story-telling he has used for over thirty-six years as a motivational speaker and coach. Lou began his career as a television journalist and has worked at stations in Charlotte, Chapel Hill, Richmond, and Indianapolis. In 2012, he was the closing essayist every Friday…  Read More

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I enjoy WAG’s Sunday afternoon programs about writing and marketing, but WAG’s real value for me is my critique pod. It’s as if I have several editors at the ready, and I pay them zilch!