Saturday, October 21, 2017

NEW #DETROIT BOOKSTORE for Self Published Authors & Artists Oct 22 Soft Opening #MichLit #MotownWriters


WolffHouse Books and Publishing will soon offer a pop-up bookstore, which will open from November 2017 through February 2018 featuring self-published authors; self-produced musicians, and artists.   Books from small and independent publishers will be available.   The bookstore is located in the Techtown District of Midtown Detroit and will be open Fridays from 4p-8p, Saturday 2p-6p, and Sundays from 1-3p.  Each day the bookstore will feature three different artists; one from books, one from music, and one from the arts. Additionally, shelf space and a listening station will be available for booksellers, et al by contract for a fee.  Questions ??
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Soft Opening October 22, 2017

 Come to an informational meeting on Sunday, October 22, 2017, at 2pm 41 Burroughs, you’ll enter through the double doors with flower pots on either side, call JoAnne Wolff at (313) 618-7223 or click here to email us

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Auburn Hills Writers October Session

Good Afternoon Writers,
I'm sorry to inform you that the meeting for October has been cancelled.
Look forward to seeing you at our November meeting.

Hope some of you will attend the Rochester Writers, Grand Rapids and/or the Romance Writers of America Conferences this month.
If so, we look forward to hearing about it at the November meeting.

Also, remember the Freelance Marketplace Writers meet tonight at the Rochester Hills Barnes & Noble Bookstore at 7:30 p.m

Mychelle Martin, Facilitator
"Nurturing the Auburn Hills Writing Community since 2011


Sunday, October 15, 2017

Upcoming #Author Book Signings in Michigan in October #MichLit #Motownwriters

October 2017
Bookbug Presents: Jeffrey Eugenides
Spend the evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jeffrey Eugenides as he shares from his new collection of short fiction, FRESH COMPLAINT.

Tickets are required to attend this event, and available for purchase at

Jeffrey Eugenidess bestselling novels have shown that he is an astute observer of the crises of adolescence, sexual identity, self-discovery, family love, and what it means to be an American in our times. The stories in Fresh Complaint continue that tradition. Ranging from the reproductive antics of Baster to the wry, moving account of a…

Bookbug Presents: Jeffrey Eugenides
Jeffrey Brown Presents: Lucy & Andy Neanderthal
From the author of the New York Times bestselling Jedi Academy books comes book two in the laugh-out-loud graphic novel series about Neanderthal siblings Lucy and Andy.

Lucy and Andy are back to their paleo pranks. This time, they have to put up with more than just each other—the cave is feeling awfully cramped since the humans moved in. They’re in the Ice Age, and legroom comes at a real premium!

Jeffrey Brown is the author of numerous bestselling Star Wars books, including Darth Vader and Son and the middle-grade Jedi Academy series. He grew up in Michigan, where a lot of snow fell every…

Jeffrey Brown Presents: Lucy & Andy Neanderthal
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Friday, October 13, 2017

#MotownWriters @Meetup w/@RalphClaxton: The power of Growing Your Business Using Facebook #MichLit

 The power of growing your business using Facebook

Presenter: Ralph Claxton

Professional social media expert and website designer, Ralph Claxton brings his expertise to Motown Writers. 

Learn how to grow your Facebook, understand the power of Facebook as a writer and find out how you can use social media to increase book sales and SEO.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Storyteller Workshop for Young People in Metro #Detroit starting Saturday Oct, 14th via @BreathlessInDet

Session 1- October 14th- Nov. 4th
Session 2- Nov 18th- Dec. 9th

Once Upon A Time (ages 8-13)Saturdays 2-00-3-00p

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Register at
email for more info

Also offering 5 free seats for students who meet one or more of the criteria: Detroit resident, DPS student, and low income.

They can email for more info

Thank you!

Erin Marie Hughley, Creator
Breathless In Detroit

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

GDRWA Presents the 2017 Word Nerds Writer's Conference @DetroitRWA #Michigan #Author #Books #MotownWriters #MichLit

WHEN: Saturday, October 21, 2017 with a special Friday night write-in, pitch practice, and critique beginning at 7 pm.
WHERE: Detroit Marriott Troy, 200 W Big Beaver Rd., Troy MI 48084
Step One: Submit your online entry form
Step Two: Pay with PayPal or by check (will receive mailing instructions via email after submitting entry form)
*Early Bird Registration prices only until July 31st!

For inquiries, please contact


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