Norman Central ►Norman Arts Council Writing Workshop

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Norman Public Library Central
Lowry Room

Event Details

.The Norman Arts Council and the Pioneer Library System present the annual Writing Workshop on Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. It’s the fifth year the two organizations have partnered up for a day of practical presentations made by local and regional authors, aimed at furthering the knowledge of writers of all ages and levels of experience. The workshops will take place at Norman Public Library, 225 N. Webster, Norman.

Registration is $25 per person, which includes lunch. Registration is limited to 125, so act quickly. For more information, visit, call (405) 360-1162, email, or simply register here. This project is made possible with support from Oklahoma Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.


9:00 – 10:30 a.m. — Nathan Brown: “Changing Role of the Writer: Why We Have to Work Harder Now”
10:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. — Sonia Gensler: “Writing For Teens”
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. — Lunch (provided)
1:00 – 1:40 p.m. — Louise Farmer Smith: “Family Matters in Memoir & Fiction”
1:45 – 3:15 p.m. — Mel Odom: “Marketing for Self Publishers”
3:30 – 4:45 p.m. — Panel Discussion on Self Publishing, Marketing and ePubs with Nathan Brown, Mel Odom, Sonia Gensler, Norman H. Hammon, Charles Martin, Dawn Leslie Lenz and moderator Anne Harris

5:00-6:30 p.m. — Wine & Cheese and Author Book Sale & Signing

at MAINSITE Contemporary Art, 122 E. Main, Norman

Event Type(s): Author Visit, Book Discussion
Age Group(s): Teens, Adult