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PLEASE NOTE: This class has been postponed. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be notified when this class is rescheduled. Sat., Jan. 12 • 1:00-3:30 pm • $55 Sharpen your food writing skills in a course taught by Anne Zimmerman, food writer and biographer of M.F.K. Fisher. What you learn can be applied to a range of projects from the obvious (blogging, restaurant reviews, food memoir, culinary history, and more) to the not – what do your fictional characters eat for breakfast? Like a great meal, this course will be inspiring and fun – a marvelous way to add some spice to creative work of any genre. Delicious treats provided as writing prompts.
Start: 4:00 pm
Book proceeds for this evening will benefit a TBA children's charity CEO of AVG Technologies N.V., JR Smith, and its Chief Policy officer Siobhan MacDermott have come together to author Wide Open Privacy: Strategies for the Digital Life, a guide to help users take control of their privacy in an ever more digital age.Far from being a “Privacy for Dummies” approach, the book aims at covering everything from governmental policy to individual privacy concern, and considers both the private and commercial expectations on personal data. After all these are going to be some of the hottest political topics we face in the next few years; how do you begin to legislate something as vast, international and free as the internet which spans multiple cultures, languages and governments?Siobhan MacDermott is one of the foremost global authorities on the future of Information Technology, consumer dynamics, cybersecurity, privacy, and business leadership.
Start: 7:00 pm
In his first-ever collaboration, New York Times bestselling author James Rollins combines his skill for cutting-edge science and historical mystery with award-winning novelist Rebecca Cantrell's talent for haunting suspense and sensual atmosphere in a gothic tale about an ancient order and the hunt for a miraculous book known only as . . . The Blood Gospel ($27.99).James Rollins is the New York Times bestseller of thrillers translated into forty languages. His Sigma series has been lauded as one of the "top crowd pleasers" (New York Times) and one of the "hottest summer reads" (People Magazine).Rebecca Cantrell's Hannah Vogel mystery novels have won the Bruce Alexander and Macavity awards and been nominated for the Barry and Romantic Times Reviewers Choice awards; her critically-acclaimed novel, iDrakula, was nominated for the APPY award and listed on Booklist's Top 10 Horror Fiction for Youth.
Start: 7:00 pm
Join Linda Watanabe McFerrin and the Left Coast Writers® for an evening of love stories to help set the mood for Valentine’s Day. You can count on the talented writers from LCW to provide an entertaining evening full of love, lust and other appropriate emotions.There’ll be wine an chocolate, of course, AND all who attend are invited to bring a love or lust story of 1000 words or less. Their stories will be considered for publication on the hotflashessexystsories.com website and a $100 award. You must be present to enter. Sign up here: https://www.facebook.com/events/403956459687115/