Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Spark Your Creativity!

Every Wednesday we offer you a special photo taken by our CEO Janet Beasley to help spark your creativity. Whether you're an author, a painter, a musician, or clay sculpture artist we think you'll find her photos very inspiring!

Wish I Was There

Happy creating!

Monday, May 2, 2016

Mackinac Island Here We Come!

Grand Hotel - Mackinac Island, Michigan
JLB Creatives Publishing and Journey to Publication are gearing up for a mighty month of May! We're kicking it off with our first company appearance for the month being made by our Michigan top team members at the 2016 Loleta Fyan Small and Rural Libraries Conference, taking place in the Grand Hotel on 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. 

Mackinac Island, 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. 


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!

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JLB Creatives Editor Dar Bagby (L) and JLB Creatives CEO Janet Beasley (R)