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Writers Connect! Writers Workshop with Elise Chidley

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Adults
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Are you a writer or wannabe writer?  Here's your chance to meet up with like-minded souls! Hang out with fellow writers, find your people, share information about writing, submitting, author events, and more. Every month we will try to feature a local writer with expertise to share.

At our meeting this month, local novelist, Libby Waterford, will talk informally about the challenges and rewards of switching from traditional publishing to self-publishing. Libby is an instructor at the Westport Writers’ Workshop where she teaches classes on romance and genre fiction. She has participated in National Novel Writing Month every year since 2008 and is a seven-time “winner.”

Come join us! This workshop is for writers of all levels, from beginners to published authors.

About the Presenter

Elise Chidley’s first novel, Your Roots Are Showing, was nominated in two categories of the 2009 RITA © Awards: Best First Book and Best Single Title Contemporary Romance. Elise received her MFA from Penn State and currently teaches writing at the Westport Writers' Workshop. One of her stories was shortlisted for the Nadine Gordimer Short Story Award, and another for the Ian St. James Award. She works as a freelance editor and loves the process of helping writers elevate their work.

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