Literary Notes: Fall Book Club Begins at College
The Center for Creative Retirement of the Continuing Education Division at Sandhills Community College will begin its Fall Book Club Friday, Sept. 18, and will meet on the Fridays listed below. Registration is not required to participate in the Book Club, and there is no cost.
Prior to each meeting, those attending are asked to read the book to be discussed.
Sept. 18, "The Age of Innocence," by Edith Wharton; Oct. 16, "March" by Geraldine Brooks; Nov. 20, "Down River," by John Hart; and Dec. 18, "Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia," by Elizabeth Gilbert.
"Just come to the Teresa C. Wood Reading Room in the Katharine L. Boyd Library on the campus at 3395 Airport Road in Pinehurst," says a spokesman.
If you have questions about the Book Club or the Center for Creative Retirement, call Teresa Reynolds at 695-3775 or she can reached by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Friends of the Montgomery County Public Library will hear J.D. "Dusty" Rhoades at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, in the library's meeting room.
Rhoades, a practicing Carthage attorney, has delivered four action-packed mysteries.
Admission to four author events, with a Friends of the Library membership, is $25 for individuals and $10 for students. Membership proceeds are used to support library projects.
Fiction writers will receive free instruction in the craft of writing a novel and getting it published at the all-day workshop "Build Your Writing Skills," to be held at the Raleigh Public Library (at Cameron Village) Saturday, Oct. 3.
Writers will learn from three nationally known authors:
Alexandra Sokoloff, filmwriter and novelist, is teaching "Film Techniques for Writing and Pitching the High-Concept Novel."
n J. D. "Dusty" Rhoades, author of the Shamus Award-nominated Jack Keller Southern Crime series, presents "Setting and Mood to Transport Readers to Another Place."
Chris Roerden, editor, and author of "Don't Sabotage Your Submission," shares secrets of developing voice and surviving the submission process.
Advance registration only. For details and to register, visit email@example.com.
The Moore County Literacy Council will be offering a 12-hour training session for volunteers who would like to become adult tutors. Volunteers are required to attend orientation prior to a training session.
Sessions will be at the Emmanuel Youth House, 385 E. Indiana Avenue, Southern Pines.
Orientation is from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30. Training will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 6-27.
Donations will be accepted to defray the cost of materials.
Register by the week prior to the session by phone at (910) 692-5954 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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