MANASSAS, Va. — Write by the Rails, an initiative by individual writer members of the Prince William Arts Council, is sponsoring “How to Market Your Book,” a panel discussion by local writers on Saturday, September 8 from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm at Trinity Episcopal Church, 9325 West Street, in Manassas. The event is free and open to the public.
Panelists will be Bristow resident Carol Covin, author of Who Gets to Name Grandma; Lake Ridge resident Nancy Kyme, author of Memory Lake; Bristow resident Tee Morris, author of Phoenix Rising, Morevi and The Case of the Singing Sword and Manassas resident Ross Murphy, You Will Never Dance Alone, Dancing with the Devil. Dan Verner, Biscuit City blogger, will be the master of ceremonies and Leigh Giza, author of Found and Lost, is the workshop coordinator. Participants will leave with a free handout of marketing tips by Claudia LaFeve, author of Parallel, Paradox, unDead Dixie Debs and The Fury will be distributed. Books by local writers will be available for purchase.
Write by the Rails is working to raise the profile of the local literary community and explore ways to nurture, cultivate and help that community grow. Our next meeting will be Saturday, Sept. 15 from 2-4 pm at Trinity Episcopal Church with guest June Forte, President of the Virginia Writers Club.
If you are a writer, published or unpublished, affiliated with Manassas, Manassas Park or Prince William County, consider joining us. For more information, call 703-361-6941, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit writebytherails.blogspot.com.