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March-April 2018

posted Mar 25, 2018, 7:20 PM by Mary Beth Magee   [ updated Mar 25, 2018, 7:55 PM ]

Tuesday, March 27
 
Friends of the Poplarville Public Library
10 a.m.
Poplarville Public Library
202 W. Beers St.
Poplarville, MS
 
Tuesday, March 27

 
Picayune Writers Group
6-7 p.m.
Community Room of BankPlus
115 Williams Ave., Picayune, MS. 39466
 
I’ll be leading a session which forms Part One of a two-part formatting program I’ll cover Formatting in Kindle Kids’ Book Creator. This free download from Kindle allows publication of more than children’s books. Any author who chooses to add images or lock the formatting of their ebook will benefit from this session.
Group president Laura Anne Ewald will lead Part Two on formatting for general submission and self-publishing at a later date. Join us. You may visit free up to five times before deciding to join.
 
Saturday, March 31
 
“Bringing Nature to Life in Your Writing” Workshop
10 a.m.-noon
Sandy’s Business Center
1624 S. Main St. (Next to Chinese Inn Restaurant)
Poplarville, MS   39470
 
A two-hour workshop on using nature more effectively in your writing, whether you write fiction or nonfiction. Registration is $35.00 ($30.00 for Cypress Point Street Team members) and includes a light breakfast of donuts and coffee. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Reservations encouraged. Walk-ins accepted on a space available basis.
 
Sunday, April 1
 
He is risen! He is risen indeed!
May your Easter be blessed with joy and peace.
 
Monday, April 2
 
“He is Risen: An Easter Festival of Lessons and Alleluias”
7 p.m.
St. Barnabas Anglican Church
201 Norwood St.
Picayune, MS   39466
 
I have the honor to narrate this inspirational program, covering the prophecies of the Messiah and the fulfillment of those prophecies by Christ. Admission is free, but a thank offering of non-perishable food items or cash donations will be accepted to benefit the Christian Care Ministries food bank.
 
Tuesday, April 3
 
Poplarville Storytellers Guild
6:30 p.m.
Fellowship Hall of Poplarville First United Methodist Church
708 Julia St.
Poplarville, MS   39470
 
Whether you come to tell a story or two or come to listen to stories being told, you’re more than welcome at the monthly meeting of PSG. Fun, food and fellowship are free. The only obligation is a willingness to bring your ears!
 
Saturday, April 7-Sunday, April 8
 
Mississippi Poetry Society Spring Festival
Gulf Hills Hotel & Conference Center
Ocean Springs, Mississippi   39564
 
Click here for information on the group. Scroll down on the group page for registration details.

I’ll be attending on Saturday.
 
Saturday, April 7-Sunday, April 8
 
Picayune Street Fair
Downtown Picayune, MS
 
I’ll be at the Friends of the Library booth on Sunday afternoon.
 
Saturday, April 7
 
1–3 p.m.
Hattiesburg Chapter, Mississippi Writers Guild
Main Street Books
210 N. Main Street, Hattiesburg, MS   39401
 
Tuesday, April 10
 
11 a.m. – noon
Poplarville Public Library Writing Group
202 W. Beers St.
Poplarville, MS   39470
 
This free group meets once a month to discuss writing techniques and receive critiques on our work. I function as moderator.
 
Tuesday, April 10
 
Picayune Writers Group
6-7 p.m.
Community Room of BankPlus
115 Williams Ave., Picayune, MS. 39466
 
Saturday, April 14
 
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Rummage Sale
Sandy’s Business Center
1624 S. Main St. (next to the Chinese Inn Restaurant)
Poplarville, MS
 
Saturday, April 14
 
Southern Christian Writers Guild
10 a.m-noon
Mandeville City Hall
3101 East Causeway Approach
Mandeville, LA  70448
 
Knock at the side door to gain admission to this faith-based writers’ group.
  
Saturday, April 14
 
6 p.m.
Youth Talent Show and Art Show
Pittman Family Life Center
First United Methodist Church of Picayune
416 N. Haugh Ave.
Picayune, MS  39466
 
I’ll be there with my books, jewelry and inspirational wall art. (I’ll spare you my singing, LOL4!) Come and help us celebrate our church’s young people and their gifts.
 
Tuesday, April 17
 
Picayune Writers Group
6-7 p.m.
Community Room of BankPlus
115 Williams Ave., Picayune, MS. 39466
 
Thursday, April 19
 
6 - 8 p.m.
Maximize Your Business Communication Workshop
Sandy’s Business Center
1624 S. Main St. (next to the Chinese Inn Restaurant)
Poplarville, MS   39466
 
Bring a sack dinner and join us for a workshop on getting the most impact for your communications efforts. Dessert and coffee will be provided. Admission is $10 at the door. Reserve your spot by emailing your name, address and phone to SandysBusinessCenter1624@yahoo.com.
 
Saturday, April 21
 
1 – 3 p.m.
Sisters in Crime-NOLA
Meets at the East Bank Regional Branch of the Jefferson Parish Library
4747 W Napoleon Ave, Metairie, LA   70001
 
Saturday, April 21
 
1-3 p.m.
Creative Minds Writers Group
Meets at The Art Station
146 W. Oak St., Ponchatoula, LA   70454
 
Tuesday, April 24
 
Picayune Writers Group
6-7 p.m.
Community Room of BankPlus
115 Williams Ave., Picayune, MS. 39466

Thursday, April 26

7 - 9 p.m.
Children's Book Panel
East Bank Regional Branch of the Jefferson Parish Library
4747 W Napoleon Ave, Metairie, LA   70001

I'll be part of a panel discussion on children's books. The session is free and open to the public.
 
Saturday, April 28
 
Two workshops at The Crosby Arboretum: “Bringing Nature to Life in Your Writing” in the morning (9 a.m.-noon) and “Getting Started on Your Memoirs” (1-3 p.m.). Contact the Arboretum at 601-799-2311 to reserve your spot at either or both.
The Arboretum is located at 370 Ridge Road, Picayune, MS, 39466.

 
Saturday, April 28
 
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Gulf Coast Writers Association
The Gulfport Galleria
1300 24th Avenue, Gulfport, MS  39501

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