Friday, January 20, 2017

The NEW AWAOA Metro #Detroit Chapter will host its first meeting! #MichLit #MotownLit via @TenitaJeditor

The NEW AWAOA Metro Detroit Chapter will host its first meeting!
Behind Closed Doors
734 Harcourt
Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
If you are an aspiring writer and looking for a writer’s group this meeting is for you!

Tenita Bestseller Johnson
Editorial Guru & AuthorSo It Is Written LLC
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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Auburn Hills Writers' January 2017 Session #MichLit

Happy New Year Writers!
Our group meets Thursday, January 19th, at 6:30 pm in the the Auburn Hills Library located at 3400 Seyburn in Auburn Hills.  

We will critique your work:
  • the writing you share for critique should be no more than two pages, double spaced (bring seven sets)
  • writers read their work aloud
  • all copies are returned after discussion

Member Blogs:

When on Facebook, check out our page:

See you Thursday!

Mychelle Martin (Auburn Hills Writers Group), Facilitator
"Nurturing the Auburn Hills Writing Community since 2011"

Please forward this email to any writer you feel may benefit from its contents.  
And as always, please let me know if you wish to be removed from our list, thank you. 

Auburn Hills Writers Group Meeting!!

Auburn Hills Public Library
3400 East Seyburn Drive, Auburn Hills, MI (map)
  • Mychelle Martin
  • Fred Green
  • Natalie Ani Morgan-Nicolian
  • Charise
  • MC
  • sunny
  • Kenyetta
  • Jay Kinney
Writing exercises, discussion, networking and critique every 3rd Thursday at 6:30 at the Auburn Hills Library. Learn more

Hosted by: Mychelle Martin (Auburn Hills Writers Group)


Monday, January 16, 2017

O/T: #ReaderEvent Ozark Indie Bookfest #Missouri Oct 19-22 via @writejomichaels

Ozarks Indie Book Fest started out as a dream. A dream of bringing the world of indie authors, bloggers and readers together in the heart of the Ozarks, right here in Springfield, Missouri.
Register for the event at :

Register for the event at :

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Rochester Writers' Group Meeting Schedule for 2017 via @talktravel #MichLit

The next writers' group meeting is Tuesday, January 17, at the Rochester Hills Barnes & Noble Bookstore at 7:30 p.m. Look for the table and chairs in the events area (however, we could be set up anywhere in the store). We meet the third Tuesday of the month to discuss the business of writing. It's free and open to new, working, and published writers. Come once, once in a while, or every time.

Rochester Writers' Group Meeting Schedule for 2017

  • January 17
  • February 21
  • March 21
  • April 18
  • May 16
  • June 20
  • July 18
  • August 15
  • September 19
  • October 17
  • November 21

Print this page or mark your calendar for future reference.

For easy reminders, connect with us on Meetup, where all our meetings, events, and contests are announced.


Barnes & Noble offers us this meeting space as a courtesy. They have a wonderful selection of books, DVDs, and magazines. They offer many events free to the public. Please consider their annual membership to save on your purchases. B&N also has a nice cafe. Grab a coffee and join us at our next meeting.

Rochester Hills Barnes & Noble
2800 S. Rochester Road
Rochester Hills, MI 48307

Saturday, January 14, 2017

#Detroit Book Event @ HoodBook HeadQuarters w/@jmbenjamin & #MichLit @renitamwalker via @DetroitAuthor

Join us January 14th as we welcome hard-hitting authors Renita M. Walker and Jm Benjamin to Hood Book Headquarters. Starting at 1pm 2407 E. 7 Mile, Warren MI.

check out more upcoming book signings at HoodBook Headquarters Book at

2407 E. 7 Mile, Warren MI 

Friday, January 13, 2017

#MotownWriters @Meetup Location Change for 11/14 | DIA in #Detroit #MichLit

Tomorrow's regular scheduled meeting (11/14)has been changed to the DIA on Woodward in Detroit (Across the street from the main library). Enter through the John R side into the Education Center and go to the Seminar Room

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

#CreativeMich Vol. 2 N. 66 (01/10/2017) The Accidentals sign record deal; Cars 3 races into Detroit Auto Show & more #michlit #motownwriters

#CreativeMich Vol. 2 N. 66 (01/10/2017) The Accidentals sign record deal; Cars 3 races into Detroit Auto Show

Creative Industry News
The Accidentals sign record deal with Sony Masterworks – MLive - 01/09/2017 
Jay and Silent Bob will star at Freep Film Festival pre-party – Detroit Free Press - 01/09/2017 
Students Create Music From Nature Data  – US News - 01/09/2017 
'Cars 3' will say thanks to Detroit with auto show event  – Detroit Free Press - 01/08/2017 
Disney Pixar unveils life-size 'Cars 3' Lightning McQueen at 2017 Detroit auto show  – Click on Detroit - 01/08/2017 
MFDMO to host Michigan-themed reception at Sundance Film Festival - Michigan Film & Digital Media Office January Newsletter - 01/08/2017 
AP Interview: Leonard ready to take helm of Michigan House – Washington Times - 01/08/2017 
Grand Rapids Film Festival Presents 36-Hour Test of Skills – Revue West Michigan - 01/07/2017 
Prominent Media & Entertainment Lawyer Joseph Voss Joins LSG's Growing National Practice - Chicago Tribune - 01/07/2017 
Kong: Skull Island director explains Vietnam War setting - Film News - 01/07/2017 
The Winchester to be featured on the Cooking Channel's 'Cheap Eats' - MLive - 01/07/2017 
Electric Forest 2017 headliners: Listen to their biggest hits - MLive - 01/07/2017 
Up-and-coming Ann Arbor Blues Society bringing the blues back to A2 - MLive - 01/06/2017 
Attention Michigan musicians and songwriters! Enter NPR Music's Tiny Desk Contest Jan. 13-29 for a chance to play the Tiny Desk - NPR - 01/06/2017 
Group wants to build venue replicating Globe Theatre with shipping containers in Detroit - MLive  - 01/06/2017 
New lighted art project will illuminate downtown Detroit for auto show - Detroit Free Press - 01/06/2017 
Keegan-Michael Key bids farewell to Obama's anger translator – Detroit Free Press - 01/06/2017 
Cher to star in Lifetime channel movie about Flint water crisis – Detroit Free Press - 01/05/2017 
Cinema Chat: Michigan Theater Anniversary, 2016 Highlights, 'Hidden Figures,' 'Underworld,' And More  – WEMU - 01/05/2017 
Animal Planet's 'Treehouse Masters' filmed at Genesee County park to air - MLive - 01/05/2017 
"Gimme Danger" film soundtrack will feature rare Stooges, Iggy Pop recordings - The Oakland Press - 01/05/2017 
Dream-like monsters haunt Cass Cafe - The Detroit News - 01/04/2017 
Michigan grads sing a cappella with Couric on 'Today' - The Detroit News - 01/04/2017 
John Oliver stops in at Detroit bar for New Year's Eve celebration - MLive - 01/03/2017 
Sonic Pioneer: Violinist Tim Fain Brings Multi-Sensory Projects to West Michigan - Revue West Michigan - 01/02/2017 
West Michigan Native Educates Next Generation of Storytellers - Revue West Michigan - 01/02/2017 
New venues invigorate local entertainment scene - The Oakland Press - 01/02/2017 
Ryan Destiny: A 'Star' is born - The Detroit News - 01/02/2017 
Bedford graduate aiming for career in film  - Monroe News - 12/31/2016 
National Endowment for the Arts awards $60,000 to West Michigan poet, Grand Rapids Symphony, UICA  - MLive - 12/30/2016 
The Most Anticipated Projects of 2017  - Grand Rapids Now - 12/27/2016 
Upcoming Events
Jan 25 Transforming Fashion Lecture: Ken Krayer - Grand Rapids Art Museum 
Jan 13 - 15 
Alfred Hitchcock Film Festival - Rogers City 
Jan 21 - 23 MFDMO @ Sundance Film Festival - Park City, UT 
Jan 25 - 29 Thunder Bay Film Festival - Alpena 
Jan 27 - Feb 3 36 Hour Challenge - Grand Rapids Film Festival
Jan 28 - 29  24 24 Hour Teen Competition Ann Arbor
February 25  Detroit Movie Magic Tour - Detroit History Tours
March 4 
14th Annual Teen Filmmaker Festival Kalamazoo
March 29 Jay and Silent Bob Get Old presented by The Freep Film Festival - The Fillmore Detroit
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January 20 Kalamazoo Teen Film Festival 
March 27 The Eclipse Awards 
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