Thinking about writing a novel during National Novel Writing Month? Join our “plot party" to kickstart the fundamentals of your novel's plot: characters, themes, scenes, and settings. Bring your preferred writing tools, including power outlets for laptops and other electronic writing gear. Coffee, bottled water, and cookies provided. Read more about NaNoWriMo Plot Party
You know you want to write that novel, but you’re facing a blank computer screen. Where do you begin, and how do you keep going? Four published Alabama authors share how they approach writing a n Read more about How I Write: NaNoWriMo 101
How do you find a medical provider? Experts from Huntsville Hospital and Crestwood Medical Center discuss the questions you need to ask, and the issues you need to know. Read more about Smart Consumer Health
Jefferson enthusiast Cutter Hughes offers a perspective on the changing attitudes toward Thomas Jefferson in our nation’s history.
Cutter outlines Vive author Jon Meacham’s public thoughts on Jefferson, with a special nod to Meacham’s presidential biography, "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power," available in November 2012.
Vive le Livre is the Huntsville Library Foundation’s Annual Gala Fundraising Event. An evening set aside to celebrate the book, Vive features a great contemporary author for dinner, keynote address and book signing. This year Vive features Jon Meacham on Tuesday, October 23 at 7:00 in the North Hall of the VBC.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and contributing editor at TIME, Jon Meacham is one of America's most prominent public intellectuals. Known as a skilled raconteur and an accomplished historian with a depth of knowledge about politics, religion, and current affairs, he understands and analyzes how issues and events impact modern life.
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.
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.