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March 2017

Community-Wide Event at Depot Park

March 25, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Downtown Gainesville, Depot Park off South Main

WAG will participate in 352Creates, a community-wide event at Depot Park (located off South Main Street at SE Depot Road in downtown Gainesville), 10 AM – 2 PM, Saturday, March 25. Community-wide “pop-up” style art activities will help promote health and community engagement in unexpected ways and locations. Open to…

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April 2017

Book Discussion at Matheson Museum

April 8, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Matheson History Museum, 513 E University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601 United States

WAG member Mallory M. O’Connor and her co-author, Gary Monroe, will discuss their book, Florida’s American Heritage River: Images from the St. Johns Region at the Matheson History Museum in downtown Gainesville at 4:00 p.m. on April 8. This event is in conjunction with the museum’s current exhibit, River of Dreams:…

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“Show, Don’t Tell” About Social Issues in Your Fiction

April 9, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Millhopper Library, 3145 NW 43rd St,
Gainesville, FL 32606 United States

Kassandra Lamb, retired psychotherapist turned mystery writer, presented seven lessons she has learned about including social issues in fiction: show, don’t tell; do your research; make readers care about the character; don’t stereotype; keep it balanced; expect some push back; and be open to learning from your characters. “Authors must show readers…

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