June 2017 Meeting Reminder

Barbara Routen headshotOur next meeting is June 22, 2017. This month we’ll be hearing from Barbara Routen. She’s going share her expertise on:

Telling and Selling Stories from the Heart:
How to Get Published in Compilations

Barbara Routen, NLAPW-Letters/Music, is a freelance copywriter, former Tampa Tribune correspondent, FOCUS-Plant City staff writer, editor, photographer, speaker, ghostwriter, singer/songwriter, and music teacher. She has been published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels Among Us and Random Acts of Kindness, The Pen Woman, The Family Digest, and Christian Parenting Today. She has won awards from the National League of American Pen Women in the following categories: non-fiction, short/published work, picture book and young adult book, and short story.

As usual, we will meet on the fourth Thursday of the month.

This month’s meeting is June 22nd. 

We meet in Room 305 of the Family Center at:

St. Andrews Methodist Church
3315 Bryan Road
Brandon, FL 33511
CLICK HERE for full directions and a campus map.

Feel free to bring a piece of writing for critique. In honor of Father’s Day, this month’s prompt is “Papa God.” (Pieces for critique do not have to follow the prompt.) We welcome fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Critique guidelines: 2 pages front only or 1 page front and back, typed, double-spaced, 12 pt font

Looking forward to seeing you!

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About Kat Heckenbach

Kat grew up in the small town of Riverview, Florida, where she spent most of her time either drawing or sitting in her "reading tree" with her nose buried in a fantasy novel...except for the hours pretending her back yard was an enchanted forest that could only be reached through the secret passage in her closet... She never could give up on the idea that maybe she really was magic, mistakenly placed in a world not her own...but as the years passed, and no elves or fairies carted her away...she realized she was just going to have to create the life of her fantasies. She shares that life with her husband and two homeschooling kids. Kat is a graduate of the University of Tampa, Magna Cum Laude, B.S. in Biology. She spent several years teaching, but never in a traditional classroom--everything from Art to Algebra II. Her writing spans the gamut from inspirational personal essays to dark and disturbing fantasy and horror, with over forty short fiction and nonfiction credits to her name.

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