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Beyond the Book Club: Workshop, Creative Writing

Saturday, February 23, 2013, 10:00am - 12:00pm

 adairheitmannhsprofBeyond the Book Club is more than just a book club. Taking inspiration from Pequot Library’s founder, Virginia Marquand, this book club focuses on both women and Pequot Library’s mission. The club is open to everyone and will meet four times a year. There will be book discussions plus practical applications such as related workshops or movies.
February 2013 is Literature: Louisa May Alcott

“Influential Women Who Shape and Inspire
Our Lives and Our Writing”

•    Remember a significant woman who helped shape your life. She may be an aunt, neighbor, friend, mother, grandmother, teacher, or even a stranger or author.
•    Exercise your creative writing muscles
•    Be ignited by energizing writing prompts
•    Complete an outline for the next great American novel or memoir in 20 minutes!
•    Optionally share your words
•    Take-away: A blog idea, an essay, a first paragraph, first or last page, an outline, your inspiration

Registration Required for this free program.

Adair W. Heitmann is an award-winning writer, artist, and speaker. She is a former university professor and leads creative writing workshops at Fairfield Public Library. Heitmann is a contributing author to two professional blogs, and is an engaging speaker and presenter. She is the Director of Communications at Pequot Library.

April 2013 is Science/Archaeology: Mary Anning

September 2013 is History: Civil War (Dates TBA)

November 2013 is Art: Women in the 19th Century (Dates TBA)

Location : Reading Room
Contact : Marianne Pysarchyk at (203) 259-0346 ext. 19 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.