Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Eastern Florida State College to Host Free Writing Workshops

Award-Winning Author Jaimie M. Engle to speak with students

Melbourne, FL, March 31, 2015:“My books are meant to inspire, empower and entertain the next generation of leaders,” author, Jaimie M. Engle
Author Jaimie M. Engle will be speaking in the library of the Eastern Florida State College Melbourne Campus through a series of writing workshops on Wednesday, April 15th and Tuesday, April 21st. She will teach five separate 50 minute workshops running from 10am-3pm. Topics include:

o       How to write articles for magazines, newspapers, and blogs
o       Career Options: narrowing the field
o       Writing and publishing a novel, organizing & drafting
o       Revising and editing your manuscript to include agent and editor submissions
o       Beyond plot, character, and setting

I'm excited about the concept of incorporating Jaimie’s work with the college!” said Danielle Redding, Director of Student Life at Eastern Florida State College, Melbourne Campus. “I think it’s a great idea and the students are excited to work with a published author.”

Engle graduated from the school’s predecessor, Brevard Community College, and is very excited to return to the school and work with young writers. “When Danielle approached me about participating as a speaker, I was beyond thrilled,” said Engle. “It’s a huge opportunity to work with college level students who are very serious about their craft. I hope what I share will inspire them to take their writing to the next level!”

The two day workshops are free to students, and held in the media center at 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne, Fl  32935. Engle will have her books available for purchase at the event and in the college bookstore afterward. Drawings for free books or editing services for those in attendance. Contact redding@easternflorida.edu for more information.

About the Author:

Jaimie M. Engle is a freelance writer and the owner of A Writer For Life, an editing and coaching service for aspiring writers. Her work has appeared online including Writer’s Digest and the Dr. Laura Program, and she published her anti-bullying children’s book Clifton Chase and the Arrow of Light in 2013. Engle is a conference speaker, freelance teacher, and writing volunteer at local libraries and elementary school programs, represented by Pam Howell of D4EO Literary. Follow her at www.jaimiengle.com and hire her at www.awriterforlife.com


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