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  • Memoir Writing Workshop with David Berner

    Memoir Writing Workshop with David Berner

    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    2018-05-16

    7511 Lemont Rd, Darien, IL 60561, USA

    7511 Lemont Rd, Darien, IL 60561, USA

    Join Frugal Muse Books on Wednesday, May 16th, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. as award-winning author, journalist and WBBM radio reporter David W. Berner brings his signature wit and charm to this presentation and workshop focusing on the ins and outs of memoir writing as well as his insights from his time as a former Ernest Hemingway Writer-in-Residence at Hemingway’s birthplace home in Oak Park and his three months in Kerouac’s house in Florida.

     

    This discussion and audience Q&A will be followed by brief readings and a signing of his newest novel A Well-Respected Man, copies of which will be available for purchase.  Only copies bought at Frugal Muse will be allowed in the signing line.  Call (630) 427-1140 for more information or visit www.frugalmusebooks.com.

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  • ‘Josiah’ Film Screening and Discussion with director Jared A. Brock

    ‘Josiah’ Film Screening and Discussion with director Jared A. Brock

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    2018-05-29

    7511 Lemont Rd, Darien, IL 60561, USA

    7511 Lemont Rd, Darien, IL 60561, USA

    THE STORY THAT SPARKED THE CIVIL WAR: An evening of film and discussion about abolitionist Josiah Henson with author and documentary film director JARED A. BROCK.

    Tuesday, May 29th 7 to 9 p.m. Free showing of the film Josiah (narrated by actor & activist Danny Glover) followed by audience Q&A and book signing. 

    Copies of the book The Road to Dawn will be available for purchase at the event.
    Only copies purchased from Frugal Muse will be allowed in the signing line.

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  • How to Get Your Novel Published: A Seminar with A. J. Steiger

    How to Get Your Novel Published: A Seminar with A. J. Steiger

    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    2018-05-30

    7511 Lemont Rd, Darien, IL 60561, USA

    7511 Lemont Rd, Darien, IL 60561, USA

    How to Get Your Novel Published:  A Seminar
    by HarperCollins & Knopf Author A. J. Steiger, author
    of the novels Mindwalker, Mindstorm and her newest release When My Heart Joins the Thousand.

    Wed., May 30th, 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Frugal Muse Books
    7511 Lemont Rd.; Darien, IL

    Young-adult author A.J. Steiger offers sage advice on the subject of getting a novel published, including tips on editing, query letter writing and finding a good agent.  She’ll also be signing copies of her latest novel, When My Heart Joins the Thousand, which will be available for purchase (only books purchased at Frugal Muse will be allowed in the singing line).

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