Some 'new-new' updates to the newsletter and some other fun bits.

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Some 'new-new' updates to the newsletter and some other fun bits.

Posted on 2011-10-06 at 1:57 by montsamu

One of the first things which always happens when I send out the monthly events newsletter is: I immediately learn of several things coming up which I didn’t include in the newsletter. For the events, I did go back and add them to the October newsletter — search for “NEW-NEW”.


7 (Friday), 7 pm: Hillsborough author John Claude Bemis reads from The White City, the last book in his The Clockwork Dark trilogy from Random House Books for Young Readers, at The Regulator Bookshop:

10 (Monday), 7-8 pm: Join author Mark Van Name as he talks about “Characters and Setting” in your writing as part of the Wake County library’s “Readers to Writers Workshop” series. This one at the West Regional Library:

18 (Tuesday), 7-8 pm: Continuing the Wake County “Readers to Writers” writing workshops, Mark Van Name talks “Plot & Conflict” at the Eva Perry Regional Library:

19 (Wednesday), 6:30 pm: Clay and Susan Griffith talk “Plot & Conflict” as part of the Wake County “Readers to Writers” writing workshop series, at the Cameron Village Regional Library:


26 (Saturday), 9 pm to midnight: The Blotter Magazine is celebrating its 100th issue with a Barbecue Bash from 9 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, Nov. 26, at the Pinhook, 117 W. Main St.DurhamNC. Storm Front,, and The Gonzo Symphonic Presents,!/thegonzosymphonicpresents, will perform. The public is invited. The Blotter Magazine, www.blotterrag.comexists to nurture underground, outsider literature and art, and to provide it to a wide audience. Our mission is to encourage and support new writers and artists. We hope to see you there.

And, along with those event updates, a couple more fun bits along the way today:

1. John Claude Bemis posted the wraparound cover for his next book, The Prince Who Fell from the Sky:

2. Stephen Messer’s just-out book for young readers, The Death of Yorik Mortwell, got a nice review at Libary Journal.

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