JANUARY – “The Business Side of Writing” by Author Maggie Rivers

FEBRUARY – “Setting the Crime Scene” by Jesse Whitmer.

MARCH – “It’s All Around Us” by Author and Poet Dennis Maulsby

APRIL – “Skype with Marie Force.”

MAY – “Character Building 101: Building Your Character from the Ground UpMica Rossi.

JUNE – “How to Use Archetypes to Find Your Story.” A webinar.

JULYUsing Spirituality and Other Realms in Your Writing” by Anita Shekinah

AUGUST – “How to Write a Series and Keep It Straight” by Author Maggie Rivers

SEPTEMBER – “Choosing Your Publishing Path Through Five Criteria, plus Preparing Your Manuscript and Designing Your Book” by Marj Charlier. Ms. Charlier wrote her first “book,” an autobiography of her dog Queenie in the fourth grade. From there her career includes being a journalist (from the Story City Herald to The Wall Street Journal), jobs in corporate America, and now a novelist. There is a $10 cover charge for this program (payable at the door).

OCTOBER – “Social Media: Proactive vs. Reactive” by Author E.J. Whitmer.

NOVEMBER – “Talking with the Animals” by Lisa Brown. Lisa is an internationally-experienced Professional Animal Communicator, Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, Evidential Medium, and Energy Healing Enthusiast. She enjoys helping people and their animals by honoring their unique mind-body-spirits. She believes we are all here to contribute our unique gifts and talents to the well-being of each other and the planet.

DECEMBERAwards Banquet (not open to the public)