Writer's Paradise

A writing forum for new and aspiring writers and authors. Writer's Paradise is open to the public. It features workshops, networking, giveaways and lunch! We hope to see you there. Keep scrolling for more information about our facilitators, founder, performers and reasons you should attend.

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Founder & Facilitators

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Facilitators

Ebony Nicole Smith, Facilitator

Founder of Exclusively4Clergy


Session: The Five Types of Writers


Writing coach to clergy and teaches others how to effectively publish their manuscripts


Author of Eve’s Confessions, 5Harts and Wake Up To Your God Given Purpose


Associates degree in Bible/Biblical Studies from Midwest College of Theology



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Jennifer Rodibaugh, Facilitator

Change Management Specialist &

Toastmasters International Member


Session: Corporate/Business Writing


More than a decade of corporate communications experience


Believes that open dialogue, clear goals, and a good sense of humor make change a little easier


Bachelor of Arts, Literature

University of Montana



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Nancy Steinkamp, Facilitator

Founder of Wisdom Writing, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist and Journal Writing Instructor


Session: The Art of Journaling


Experienced human service professional who has learned that everyone has wisdom to share   


 Master of Science, University of Colorado   


Studied with the Center for Journal Therapy and Therapeutic Writing Institute and uses expressive writing as a tool for personal and professional growth



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Corey Tanksley, Facilitator

Founder of Rochester Black Authors Expo (RBAE)


Session: How To Write A Novel


Author of B-Boy to Man: Freshmen (2014) the debut novel of his four book series 


Recipient of the Roc Award for best Author (2015)


Organized the very first Black Author Expo in the history of Rochester, New York


RBAE will be celebrating its fourth year in May 2018





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CaTyra Polland, Founder

Founder of Polland Enterprises, LLC and Career Prep


Author of Professionalism, What's That (2017) http://amzn.to/2zihhPs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r73cddN6jz8


New York State Minority Women Business Enterprise Certified (Career Prep)


Master of Arts SUNY Albany


Bachelor of Arts SUNY Buffalo






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Writer's Paradise

 

Writer's Paradise: A Safe Haven for current and aspiring writers includes learning, networking, lunch and giveaways! BUY TICKETS

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September 8, 2018 10am-2pm at Writer’s & Books located at 740 University Avenue.  


The writing forum will feature a diverse lineup of sessions and speakers designed exclusively for the needs and wants of writers and authors—whether you’re working on your first book or have already published a few.

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WHAT IT IS:

A writing forum to learn about and discuss various types of writing. A networking opportunity for writers and authors. BUY TICKETS  https://bit.ly/2Kf0aPR 


Discover expert-led sessions by professionals and authors who understand the process of writing because they've been there and done that. Our facilitators will impart valuable information to help you through your writing journey. BUY TICKETS https://bit.ly/2Kf0aPR


WHO IT'S FOR:

  • Authors
  • Writers
  • Published or unpublished writers
  • Professionals in need of writing guidance
  • New authors or writers

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Entertainment, education and food are all in the works, but right now is the best time to reserve your spot at Writer’s Paradise—best pricing ends August 8. BUY TICKETS https://bit.ly/2Kf0aPR 


Workshops:

  • How to Write A Novel
  • 5 Types of Writers
  • Journaling
  • Corporate Writing


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Why You Should Attend

Top 3 Reasons!

 


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1. You will meet other writers: I know that sounds obvious, but where else can you meet people who are at varying stages in their writing careers? Wherever you are on the road to success, you will meet others who have been there before and who are ready to help you. I find that writers as a group are very supportive. https://bit.ly/2Kf0aPR


2. You will find lots of practical information you can put to immediate use! Whether you are a newbie or a pro, you will definitely obtain knowledge that you can use to make your writing better. https://bit.ly/2Kf0aPR


3. You will learn something: Part of the reason you write is that your love reading and gaining knowledge. Human beings are hardwired to get excited about learning new things and writers' forums are always full of ideas and insights about the craft. https://bit.ly/2Kf0aPR


4. Lunch is included! Who doesn't enjoy eating. You will have the opportunity to eat, network and learn. Who can resist food, education and fellowship?

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