October 11--Show and Grow Your Prose with Professional Critique--Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library, 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, 9:15 AM - Noon. Short prose readings followed by brief, professional critiques by author and educator, Dr. Bill Ruehlmann. Pre-registration (first come-first served) at HRWriters@cox.net required for readers. Audience most welcome. Free.
October 25--Traveling Pen Writers Workshop -- Designing, Building and Managing Your Own Author Website: You've written an entire book; don't let building a little website scare you!-- presented by Nora Firestone, journalist and PR pro, at Virginia Beach Tidewater Community College Campus, Blackwater Bldg., Room CW-134. Check-in 9:15 AM. $10/members, $20/non-members. 639-6146
Building and running your own website can save time and money and facilitate endless creative marketing and publicity opportunities. You know it's important to do, but where do you start? What does it all mean? How can you avoid those "in-over-my-head" stumbling blocks in the site-building process? This workshop will shed light on the essentials of domain registration, site design principles and goals, do-it-yourself site-building platforms, search-engine optimization and more, for a relaxed, better understanding of the various components involved and how to easily and successfully pull them together to work for you. Be excited, not intimidated. It's just another art with cool new tools!
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