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Write Right: "E-Publishing & Self-Publishing"

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Write Right Lunch & Learn: "E-Publishing & Self-Publishing"

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

12:00 noon  –  1:00 p.m.

Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Presenter: Debra Webb, author of the “Faces of Evil” series

USAToday bestselling author, Debra Webb will discuss the ins-and-outs of self-publishing. The publishing industry has exploded with the new frontier of electronic publishing. Debra will share her journey down the path of publishing independence as well as tips from other Indie bestsellers.

Bring a sack lunch. Drinks will be provided.

Questions? Contact Mary Moore at 256-532-5975 or askus@hmcpl.org.

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Write Right Lunch & Learn: "Creating Compelling Characters”

The best plot in the world will fall flat without characters your readers love (or love to hate). Learn to create realistic, three-dimensional characters readers will never forget on Tuesday, October 9, from noon to 1 p.m. at the main Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, 915 Monroe St.

Popular romance novelists Rhonda Nelson and Kimberly Lang will offer tips and inspiration.  Read more about Write Right Lunch & Learn: "Creating Compelling Characters”

Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: "Social Media for Nonprofits"

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Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: "Social Media for Nonprofits"

Thursday, October 18, 2012

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Speaker: Larkin Grant, Our Valley Events

Larkin Grant, the Digital Media Wizard for Our Valley Events, spends her days blogging, tweeting, and Facebooking about all things events in the Tennessee Valley. With over 5 years experience as a social media professional, Ms. Grant has worked with for-profit companies as well as Huntsville nonprofits. She'll share this knowledge of the digital sphere and how you can apply it to your nonprofit.   

Bring a sack lunch. Drinks will be provided.

Questions? Contact Mary Moore at askus@hmcpl.org or 256-532-5975. Read more about Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: "Social Media for Nonprofits"

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Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Online Newsletters"

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Monday, October 1, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Online Newsletters"

Monday, October 1, 2012

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Speaker: Sophie Young, Main Library Adult Program Coordinator, Huntsville-Madison County Public Library

Despite the proliferation of social networking platforms, studies show the majority of Americans still use email as one of their chief forms of communication. Sophie Young will demonstrate how to use MailChimp's free e-mail newletters service to communicate effectively and efficiently with your customers.

Bring a sack lunch. Drinks will be provided. No registration is required.

Questions? Contact Mary Moore at askus@hmcpl.org or 256-532-5975. Read more about Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Online Newsletters"

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LinkedIn for Small Business

Mary Wallace Moore, Reference & Adult Services manager at the Main Library, discusses how small businesses can maximize personal profiles to promote the business and how to utilize the company pages during "LinkedIn for Small Business," the next Small Business Lunch & Learn session on Monday, September 10.

The program will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the second floor events room of the Main Library. Read more about LinkedIn for Small Business

Write Right Lunch & Learn: "9/11 Write-In"

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Write Right Lunch & Learn: "9/11 Write-In"

Tuesday, September 11

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

 

On this 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, tragedy, writers of fiction, non-fiction and poetry are invited to spend one hour writing about memories, impressions, and emotions evoked by this anniversary.

The library will provide drinks, refreshments and a quiet place to reflect. Please bring your own writing supplies. The library will have powerstrips on hand for writers bringing laptops and netbooks.

Although registration is not required, RSVPs are appreciated.

Questions? Contact Mary Moore at 256-532-5972 or askus@hmcpl.org. Read more about Write Right Lunch & Learn: "9/11 Write-In"

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"Conflict & Emotion" with Linda Winstead Jones

Linda Winstead Jones, New York Times bestselling author, will explore "Conflict & Emotion: The Heart of the Story" at the next Write Right Lunch & Learn program on Tuesday, August 14, from noon to 1 p.m. at the main library, 915 Monroe St. Read more about "Conflict & Emotion" with Linda Winstead Jones

Write Right Lunch & Learn: "Creating Compelling Characters"

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Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Write Right Lunch & Learn: “Creating Compelling Characters”

Tuesday, October 9

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Presenters: Rhonda Nelson and Kimberly Lang

The best plot in the world will fall flat without characters your readers love (or love to hate). Learn to create realistic, three-dimensional characters readers will never forget.

USA Today bestselling author, Kimberly Lang is a former ballet dancer and English teacher. She is president of the Heart of Dixie chapter of Romance Writers of America and a founding member of the The Writing Playground, a website for aspiring authors. Her forthcoming 2012 title is Redemption of a Hollywood Starlet.

Two-time RITA nominee and Romantic Times Reviewers Choice nominee, Rhonda Nelson writes hot romantic comedy for Harlequin Blaze and other Harlequin imprints. Her latest collection of Blazing Bedtime Stories comes out in October.

Bring a sack lunch. Coffee and water will be provided. No registration required.

Questions? Contact Mary Moore at 256-532-5975 or askus@hmcpl.org.

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"Now Hiring, All Companies"

Unemployment may be high, but all companies are hiring if you have the right conversation. Dale Callahan, Ph.D., author of Resumes are Worthless, discusses how to uncover hidden job opportunities during the next Small Business Lunch & Learn program on Monday, August 6, from noon to 1 p.m. at the main library.

"Now Hiring, All Companies" will be presented in the second-floor events room. Admission is free. Bring a sack lunch. Drinks will be provided. Read more about "Now Hiring, All Companies"

LinkedIn for Nonprofits

Nonprofits can benefit from the free advertising provided by LinkedIn. Mary Moore, manager of the main library's Reference & Adult Services department, will show you how to get the most out of this online resource on Thursday, Aug. 16.

"LinkedIn for Nonprofits" is a program of the library's Nonprofit Lunch & Learn series and will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the second-floor events room of the main library, 915 Monroe St. Admission is free. Bring a sack lunch. Drinks will be provided. Read more about LinkedIn for Nonprofits

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