Bull Garlington: How to be a Productive Author

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Chicago Public Library Lincoln Park Branch

1150 W. Fullerton Avenue · Chicago, IL

How to find us

We’ll be in the Lincoln Park Library's Auditorium Room -- walk past the front desk, turn right, and walk to the end of the hall. The meeting starts at 6:15pm, but feel free to come early to chat and network.

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Award-winning Chicago humor writer Bull Garlington (http://creativewriter.pro/bull-garlington.html) will share his experiences as a traditionally published and self-published author, and will give us valuable insight on how to be a productive writer. Bull has created a fantastic project management guide for writers -- email Bull before the meeting to request an electronic copy:

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The library is located at 1150 W Fullerton – it’s about four blocks west of the Fullerton Red/Brown/Purple Line train station, and the Fullerton bus stops nearby. There is a small parking lot next to the library and street parking in the area.

After the meeting, we'll adjourn to The Monkey's Paw (http://www.themonkeyspawchicago.com/) at 2524 N Southport for buy-your-own food and drinks. We'd love to have you join us as we continue the conversation with Bull.

Hope to see you on September 25!

Kim Bookless, Organizer and Speaker

Speaker bio:

Bull Garlington (http://creativewriter.pro/bull-garlington.html) is an author and syndicated humor columnist whose work appears in parenting magazines including Chicago Parenting, New York Parenting, Michiana Parent, Tulsa Parent, Birmingham Parent, and Carolina Parent. He is co-author of the popular foodie compendium, The Beat Cop’s Guide to Chicago Eats. Garlington’s features have appeared in newspapers and magazines across the nation since 1989; he won the Parenting Media Association’s Silver Award for best humor article in 2012. His book, Death by Children was a 2013 book of the year finalist for the Midwest Publishers Association, and was named 2013 Humor Book of the Year by the prestigious industry standard, ForeWard Reviews. Garlington is an Alabama native with strong ties to the south and the traditions of Southern Literature and is an alumnus of the revered Dead Mule School of Southern Literature. Along with his wife, Colleen, Garlington hosts the infamous underground dinner party, Eating Vincent Price.