Retreat for Inspirational Writers and Readers

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fairwood Branch
Meeting Room

Event Details

This program will explore the question of how writers are able to inspire their readers, showing the many facets of inspiration that can be attributed to the "inspirational" genre and other genres not tagged "inspirational.”  The venue offers answers to this question through 1. presenters of select genres; 2. Panels representing several genres and incorporating audience participation; and 3. performances in some genres.

1:00-1:10 pm--Welcome and Intro to events
1:15-1:30 pm--Speaker: Fantasy--a Formidable Force for Inspiration
1:40-2:10 pm--Panel 1; A Steadfast Friendship: Growing Up with Fantasy
2:20-2:40 pm--Performance (Patchouli Park Puppet Players "Creatures Like Us") 
2:45-3:00 pm--Speaker: Mirrors of the Soul—Poems and Memoirs
3:00-3:30 pm--Panel 2: Essence of Experience as Inspiration Ink 
3:40-4:00 pm--Performance: "Myrt and Gert and the Historic Flood of 2016"
4:10-4:30 pm--Speaker: Something Funny Happens on the Way to Inspiration
4:30-5:00 pm--Panel 3: Shadow and Light Dapple Inspiration Lane(Mystery/Romantic Suspense; Humor)
5:00-5:20 pm--Performance: "Learning to Love Our Laugh Lines"
5:25-5:30 pm--Thank you and Farewell

Event Type(s): Educational Interest
Age Group(s): Adults