Beanery Online Literary Magazine

October 28, 2008

WRITERS MEETINGS, EVENTS, SEMINARS Posted Oct. 27, 2008

 

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE

WRITERS MEETINGS, EVENTS, SEMINARS

POSTED October 27, 2008

Six events

The BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE is seeking submissions. Guidelines at www.beanerywriters.wordpress.com and open SEEKING SUBMISSIONS on the upper right.
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BEANERY WRITERS GROUP POETRY & PROSE READING
November 1, 2008
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Ligonier Valley Library basement
(on the Ligonier (PA) diamond)
Contact: Carolyn C. Holland at 724/238-3493 or beaneryblog@yahoo.com

1:00-2:00 Readings by and of Beanery Writers Group Members
2:00-4:00 Open Mike—bring a 5-8 minute reading to share
Music by Diane Cipa and Marianne McAuliffe
Snacks and Book/Literature table
(local writers: bring a copy of your published books to publicize)
AVAILABLE:  Beanery Booklet, writings on Ligonier Valley by members of the Beanery Writers Group, THE LOYALHANNA REVIEW
Book and information table

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LIGONIER 250 FALL SPEAKER SERIES
Washington, Braddock, Forbes, and Fort Ligonier:
The view from the Papers of George Washington

October 30, 2008
Ligonier Town Hall Auditorium
On the Diamond in Ligonier (PA)
SPEAKER: Dr. Theodore J. Crackel, professor and editor in chief of the Papers of George Washington at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville
TOPIC: Washington, Braddock, Forbes, and Fort Ligonier: The view from the Papers of George Washington

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THE GUTS OF GOOD WRITING
November 5 & November 12, 2008
7:00 p.m.
Ligonier Valley Library
120 West Main Street
(On the Diamond in Ligonier, PA)
SPEAKER: Ralph Kinney Bennett, journalist
TOPIC: A two-part lecture and seminar for writers and would-be writers
FEE: $35—class limit, 50 registrants
CONTACT: Ligonier Valley Library, lvlibrary@wpa.net or 724/238-6451

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IN THE MOOD TO BE SCARED?
READINGS OF SCARY STORIES FOR THRILLS AND CHILLS
Writers: winners of the Ligonier Valley Writers 2008 Flash Fiction Contest
Theme: Zombies
Readers: the Ligonier Valley Writers Group members
Date: October 29, 2008
Time: 7:00 p.m.
At: Greensburg (PA) Barnes & Noble
Route 30 east of Greensburg

Available at the reading: THE LOYALHANNA REVIEW (free)

  Ligonier Valley Writers Announces the 2008 Flash Fiction Contest Winners
        First: “The Wolf That Never Stopped” by Greg Beatty of Bellingham, WA.
        Second: “The Way They Watch” by Michael D. Sepsey ( Cleveland , OH ).
        Third: “A Different Shade of Death” by Mary Ann Back ( Mason , OH ).
         Editors’ Choice: “Vanessa vs. the Zombies of Bill Heffner Elementary School ,” by Kathleen Mead ( Charleroi , PA ).
 Honorable Mentions: “L’Academie des Petits Morts” by Marni Molina ( San Marcos, CA); “The Third Prisoner” by James S. Dorr ( Bloomington , IN ); and “Brains for Breakfast” by Bath Cato (Buckeye, AZ).
 
The winning entries will be published at the Ligonier Valley Writers’ website, www.LVWonline.org. (Please note the new web address.)
The theme for next year’s Flash Fiction Contest is werewolves and other shapeshifters.

The Flash Fiction Contest is co-sponsored by Ligonier Valley Writers and West Overton Museums
 . Ed Kelemen, chair of the contest

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THE 9th ANNUAL TELLABRATION
STORIES AND SONGS: THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO BUILT WESTERN PA.
Relive a bit of Pennsylvania history and folklore
November 21, 2008
7:30 pm
at Newlonsburg Presbyterian Church
4100 Old William Penn Highway, Murrysville (PA)
(For directions: www.newlonsburg.org Newlonsburg Presbyterian Church website)
Free. For ages 10 and up
Contact:  Judy Seeley, Storyteller—724 327-4833—judy_seeley@hotmail.com

The 2008 program, celebrate Pittsburgh’s 250th year, the program is 
The stories will be told by the StoryWorks tellers
Special guest artist Greg Zaborowski, a singer/storyteller from Johnstown, PA. 
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PENNSYLVANIA HIGHLANDS COMMUNITY COLLAGE
FALL 2008 FIRESIDE SERIES
AN EVENING OF HORROR WITH MICHAEL ARNZEN
MONDAY OCT 27, 2008
7-9 PM
Cyber Lounge
Richland Campus
Followed by Open Mike

ADDITIONAL READING:

TWO HALLOWEEN STORIES: JOURNEY’S END and THE HAUNTED CABIN IN THE WOODS

TO MATTIE

IMAGINATIVE, ORIGINAL, PURE, PROFOUND POEMS by CHILDREN

PROTECTING PRIVACY OF PERSONAL DATA ON YOUR COMPUTER

WHAT ARE THOSE NUMBERS IN MY CAMERA VIEWFINDER?

WHAT DO YOU SEE THROUGH YOUR CAMERA LENS?

BAD WRITING CONTEST ENTRY

DOES EXAGGERATING THE TRUTH CREATE GOOD STORIES?

JOURNALIST ETHICS CONCERNING THE RECEIPT OF GIFTS

MORALITY IN WRITING

SELF-PUBLISHING AS I WANDER THROUGH IT

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2 Comments »

  1. Great Blog Cheers

    Comment by pennyb22 — October 28, 2008 @ 5:32 pm | Reply

  2. Much thanks to the BEANERYWRITERS for hosting the Coffee House readings today. That was alot of fun. 😉

    Comment by Diane Cipa — November 1, 2008 @ 11:06 pm | Reply


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