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Thursday

Essence of Motown Literary Jam & Conference 2011 #motownlit Itinerary | Still Time To Register #111111 | Plz Share!

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Unless indicated events are free to public. $20 Passion Fruit Festival (Friday) $40 Workshop (Saturday) Registration for events will be available at the door. No Vendor Space will be available at the door.

Readers are encouraged to bring books (new or gently used) for donations to our Motown Literacy Project to increase literacy in Metro Detroit! Giveaways (including 2 Amazon Kindles and more) will take place all weekend for readers and authors. 
Meet readers, authors, literary organizations, community leaders and more as we increase literacy & strengthen the literary network in Metro Detroit!
Register Now
MotownLiteraryJam.com |             313.289.8614 
 The Essence of Motown Literary Jam & Conference
November 11th – 12th, 2011
Virgil Carr Cultural Center | 311 E Grand River, Detroit, Michigan 48226
* most events are FREE to public
To celebrate the written word in Metro Detroit with every reader and writer around!
Friday: Open Mic Poetry, Networking, Meet & Greet and Passion Fruit Expression*
6pm Free Networking, Meet & Greet and Poetry Event
  • Open Mic (limited spaces)
  • Featuring Inside/Out Young Poets
  • Meet & Greet
  • Networking and chances to win an Amazon Kindle

Passion Fruit Festival 7.0
  Readers are encouraged to bring books (new or gently used) for donations to our Motown Literacy Project to increase literacy in Metro Detroit! Giveaways (including 2 Amazon Kindles and more) will take place all weekend for readers and authors. 
Meet readers, authors, literary organizations, community leaders and more as we increase literacy & strengthen the literary network in Metro Detroit!
Register Now
MotownLiteraryJam.com |             313.289.8614      

Essence of Motown Literary Jam & Conference Saturday (11/12/11) Itinerary

Write-In Space, Charging Location, Bloggers, Media, Librarians, Literary Reps, Literary Services and more will be present. Book Drop off for Book Drive will be available. Registrations for events can take place at the door.  
Workshops $40. All other events are FREE TO THE PUBLIC.


9:00 am

Writing Your Stories - Vincent Alexandria - Whether fiction or non-fiction understand the basics of storytelling on paper. Includes basics of screenwriting and other projects writers must learn in order to bring their story to life. (Workshop A)

Motivating Yourself To Market Your Book - Monica Marie Jones featuring Andrea Daniel – From the point you turn your book over to the printer until it's released to the public, learn how to "Just Do It!" Get Up, Get Out & Get It Done! (Workshop B)

10:00am

Why Write Romance? How To Break Into Traditional Publishing Market - Karen White Owens - Getting published by a traditional publishing house can be one of the greatest challenges an author will face. Editors reject thousands of manuscripts each year. Join Karen White-Owens as she discusses how you can use the romance genre to break into the market while honing your skills.  (Workshop D)

Independent Publishing Made Easy - Sylvia Hubbard – Learn the ins and outs of independent publishing from A to Z and what it takes to run your own publishing business.(Workshop E)

11:00am

Social Media Made Easy for Authors - Versandra Kennebrew - Learn Web 2.0 tricks, social media benefits and discover the basics of branding yourself in your niche. (Workshop C)

Poetry Panel Discussion moderated by Victor Walker w/T. Miller, Chantay "Legacy" Leonard & Deonte OsayandeTopic: From Page To Stage: What Works for Poets.(Workshop F)

11:30am

Literary Marketplace open FREE to the Public. Ford Gallery.

Break for Lunch at Noon

o   Keynote: Vincent Alexandria  Topic: Writer's Dream
o   Special Guest : Darralyn Hutson of Chapter3.tv

1:30pm

Literacy Panel Discussion moderated by Ramona Prater featuring an all-male panel of community leaders, Eddie Connor, Calvin Colbert, Vincent Alexandria, Dr. Reginald Eadie, Luther Keith, Kenneth Harris, Khary Kimani Turner and Yusef Shakur. Remarks byCongressman Hansen Clarke.

3:00pm

Special 2011 book release party featuring Monica Marie Jones, Versandra Kennebrew & other local authors; plus giveaways, recognitions & awards.

Write-In Space, Charging Location, Bloggers, Media, Librarians, Literary Reps, Literary Services and more will be present. Book Drop off for Book Drive will be available. Registrations for events can take place at the door. 
 Readers are encouraged to bring books (new or gently used) for donations to our Motown Literacy Project to increase literacy in Metro Detroit! Giveaways (including 2 Amazon Kindles and more) will take place all weekend for readers and authors. 
Meet readers, authors, literary organizations, community leaders and more as we increase literacy & strengthen the literary network in Metro Detroit!
Register Now
MotownLiteraryJam.com |             313.289.8614      
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Wednesday

Essence of Motown Literary Jam & Conference November 11th & 12th in Detroit! #motownlit

Readers & Writers Join Us!!
Motown Writers Meetup Group
 
Registration Site | Get Tickets | RSVP | Now
www.essenceofmotown2011.eventbrite.com
Meetup
When: Where: RSVP:
Friday, November 11, 2011
10:00 AM
The Virgirl Carr Cultural Center
311 E Grand River
Detroit, MI 48226
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The Essence of Motown Literary Jam & Conference
November 11th – 12th, 2011
Virgil Carr Cultural Center | 311 E Grand River, Detroit, Michigan 48226
www.MotownLiteraryJam.com
* most events are FREE to public
To celebrate the written word...
Learn more

Sylvia/MotownWriters
Organizer
"I hope to see each and everyone of you at our annual event. If you can't make it, help us find promotional material or donate what you can.

Readers can even help with our book drive by donating gently used or new books.

Let's strengthen the literary network and increase Literacy in Metro Detroit by making this a successful 8th Annual event!"
Price: $40.00 per person
This Meetup repeats on the 2nd Saturday of every month


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Registration Site
www.essenceofmotown2011.eventbrite.com
Sylvia Hubbard
Author, Blogger and Founder of Motown Writers Network & The African American Electronic Literary Network

Author of Romance & Suspense and Internet Marketing for Writers & Business

See all My books in paperbacks, ebooks and more! CLICK HERE
Coming Soon: Tanner's Devil www.redrosepublishing.com




Friday

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