ONE READER AND WRITER AT A TIME
4th Annual Essence of Motown Literary Jam Weekend
November 9th – 10th, 2007
Bringing together readers, writers, authors & poets.
Attendees will experience workshops ranging from self-publishing to editing and marketing. Attendees will also have a unique one-on-one opportunity to receive an autograph copy from each author following the workshops. Celebrity book signings and social gatherings with other writers and readers will add to the excitement of the event. Some events are free to readers.
The Motown Writer’s Network distinguished authors includes: Erica Martin (Second Time Shame on Me), Sylvia Hubbard (Stone’s Revenge & Secrets, Lies & Family Ties), J.G. Eastwood (Dragon: Enter The Realm), Laurie Sorensen (Ravonwood: Night's Salvation), Rene Schultz (Searching 4 MrRight.com), Deanna Michelle Smith (Reign Storm, Outlaw City), Elizabeth Atkins (White Chocolate – New York Times Bestseller), Edward Foxworth (It’s Just Domino’s), Michele Moore (Say U Promise – Essence Bestseller), Jean Alicia ElsterJean Alicia Elster (I'll Do The Right Thing - National Award Winner) & More!!!
During this spectacular gathering, there will be a literary showcase & poetry jam, writing workshop, literary town hall meeting (on encouraging more men to read), book & vendor fair, reader’s panels, writer’s group symposium, literary awards dinner, publisher’s breakfast & more!
The Essence of Motown Literary Jam will be held on November 9th and 10th 2007 at The Charles H. Wright Museum. The public is invited to attend.
Partners and Sponsors include Motown Writers Network, Equity in Partnership, Charles H. Wright Museum, Foxworth Marketing Group, Urban Voice Talent, Detroit Free Press, Grown Folks Entertainment Editing Services, Light Sword Publishing, HubBooks Literary Services, Courtyard Marriott, TellUs Detroit, Second Time Media, House of Communications and more to come. Interested sponsors and partners, please contact us.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
~ Joseph Addison ~
Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man,
and writing an exact man.
~ Francis Bacon ~