|Grand Hotel - Mackinac Island, Michigan|
The senior editor of JLB Creatives Publishing and co-author of Journey to Publication, Dar Bagby, has been invited to elaborate on ePublishing, alongside Pickford Community Library's manager, Ann Marie Smith.
In addition, JLB Creatives Publishing / Journey to Publication will be exhibiting at the conference. JLB Creatives Publishing Graphic Designer and Journey to Publication co-author, Connie M. Thompson, will serve as the exhibit's lead hostess, ready and eager to give you a "hands-on" look at the ground breaking writing program curriculum that has put Pickford Community Library (PCL) on the map. The PCL's Young Writers Workshop has been deemed the largest young writers group of its kind in the state of Michigan.
Journey to Publication has received state recognition from Frank Foster, and has warmed the heart of Judge Church on the local level.
If you're attending this conference, we want to personally invite you to listen in on the following presentation...
Program Title: Engaging Your Community’s Teen Writers and Readers: Libraries and ePublishing
Program Description: The program chronicles the grassroots development of the Pickford Community Library Young Writers Group and the group's successful journey to e-publication each year since 2012. It includes a step-by-step discussion of the nuts and bolts of e-publication and free public access through Smashwords and Overdrive. Most importantly, it showcases a model for enthusiastic community involvement in young adult programming.
Track: PROGRAMMING FOR LITERACIES
Day: Thursday Time: 11:15-12:00
Presenters: Ann Marie Smith (Pickford Community Library Manager), and Dar Bagby (Co-Facilitator/Editor for Pickford Community Library's Young Writers Workshop)
...and to also stop by the JLB Creatives Publishing / Journey to Publication exhibit for a personal introduction to the curriculum.
Here's wishing you safe travels, and a delightful time at the conference!