• Poetry in the Park 2019

    Rochester Municipal Park Kiwanis Pavilion

    Rochester Poets’ Society presents this year’s event on Friday, July 19, at 7:00 p.m. at the Kiwanis Pavilion in the Rochester Municipal Park. Stop by for a few minutes or bring a lawn chair for a comfortable evening—event runs until dusk. Open mic will be available after the scheduled poets read. Michael Dwyer of Rochester Media, The Community Edge, and Rochester Writers will be announcing the poets on Friday evening. The reading is free and open to the public with nearby free parking.

  • Freelance Marketplace Writers' Group

    Barnes & Noble

    This Rochester based group is open to all new, working, and published writers, photographers, and illustrators. All genres welcome and free to attend. We are NOT a critique group - we discuss the business of writing. We meet the third Tuesday of the month* - come once, once in a while, or every time - hope you can join us. Our meeting could be anywhere in the store - B&N changes displays and merchandise areas - so please look for us from the events area to the used book area and everywhere in between. Please note: We meet at the courtesy of store management. However, this is not an official B&N event, therefore you will not find us listed online or in their newsletter. Staff may or may not be familiar with our meeting. We have met here since 2008. *We do not meet in December. More information available HERE (https://rochesterwriters.wordpress.com/freelance-marketplace-writers-group/)

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  • Freelance Marketplace Writers' Group

    Barnes & Noble

    This Rochester based group is open to all new, working, and published writers, photographers, and illustrators. All genres welcome and free to attend. We are NOT a critique group - we discuss the business of writing. We meet the third Tuesday of the month* - come once, once in a while, or every time - hope you can join us. Our meeting could be anywhere in the store - B&N changes displays and merchandise areas - so please look for us from the events area to the used book area and everywhere in between. Please note: We meet at the courtesy of store management. However, this is not an official B&N event, therefore you will not find us listed online or in their newsletter. Staff may or may not be familiar with our meeting. We have met here since 2008. *We do not meet in December. More information available HERE (https://rochesterwriters.wordpress.com/freelance-marketplace-writers-group/)

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  • Master Class with Lev Raphael - Let’s Make Your Writing Come Alive!

    Do you wonder if your writing needs to be more dynamic? Focusing on four basic elements – scene building, dialogue, characterization, and setting – will help you make your writing more vivid and engaging. Understanding how these elements work together will help you capture your reader and evoke greater emotional resonance in your work, whether you’re writing fiction, memoir, or essays. Divided into four units, this master class will be built around presentations, discussion, and analysis of varied, short readings drawn from diverse, masterful authors. The class will also give you the opportunity to write on site. Did you attend the May 11 Master Class? The readings, exercises, and on-site writing prompt will all be different to benefit both the first time or return attendee. Everyone’s welcome to attend June 8 to deepen their writing of scene, dialog, character, and setting. Lev Raphael is the Prize-Winning Author of 26 Books in a Wide Variety of Genres. LIMITED TO 20 ATTENDEES ONLY. Cost is $95 (plus $4 service fee). Details and Registration at www.RochesterWriters.com Morning welcome, coffee, and networking 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Master Class 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Light refreshments served Bring your laptop or notebook

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  • Freelance Marketplace Writers' Group

    Barnes & Noble

    This Rochester based group is open to all new, working, and published writers, photographers, and illustrators. All genres welcome and free to attend. We are NOT a critique group - we discuss the business of writing. We meet the third Tuesday of the month* - come once, once in a while, or every time - hope you can join us. Our meeting could be anywhere in the store - B&N changes displays and merchandise areas - so please look for us from the events area to the used book area and everywhere in between. Please note: We meet at the courtesy of store management. However, this is not an official B&N event, therefore you will not find us listed online or in their newsletter. Staff may or may not be familiar with our meeting. We have met here since 2008. *We do not meet in December. More information available HERE (https://rochesterwriters.wordpress.com/freelance-marketplace-writers-group/)

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  • Master Class with Lev Raphael - Let’s Make Your Writing Come Alive!

    Focusing on four basic elements will make your writing more dynamic and engaging: setting, characterization, dialogue, and scene. Understanding how they work will enable your writing to capture your reader and evoke greater emotional resonance. These four elements will deepen and expand your writing, whether it’s fiction or creative nonfiction. Divided into four units, this master class will be built around presentations, discussion, and analysis of varied, short readings drawn from masterful authors. The class will also give you the opportunity to write on site and we’ll end by discussing important aspects of writing a dynamic and meaningful scene. Lev Raphael is the Prize-Winning Author of 26 Books in a Wide Variety of Genres. LIMITED TO 20 ATTENDEES ONLY. Cost is $95 (plus $4 service fee). Details and Registration at www.RochesterWriters.com Morning welcome, coffee, and networking 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Master Class 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Light refreshments served Bring your laptop or notebook

  • Freelance Marketplace Writers' Group

    Barnes & Noble

    This Rochester based group is open to all new, working, and published writers, photographers, and illustrators. All genres welcome and free to attend. We are NOT a critique group - we discuss the business of writing. We meet the third Tuesday of the month* - come once, once in a while, or every time - hope you can join us. Our meeting could be anywhere in the store - B&N changes displays and merchandise areas - so please look for us from the events area to the used book area and everywhere in between. Please note: We meet at the courtesy of store management. However, this is not an official B&N event, therefore you will not find us listed online or in their newsletter. Staff may or may not be familiar with our meeting. We have met here since 2008. *We do not meet in December. More information available HERE (https://rochesterwriters.wordpress.com/freelance-marketplace-writers-group/)

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  • All About Self-Publishing Spring Conference

    Oakland University

    $130.00

    Workshops, Lectures and Panel Discussions on Self-Publishing – From Idea to Publication to Marketing and Beyond – Get the tools you need to help you Build, Use and Market yourself and your writing. Learn to Produce, Publish, and Promote. Fresh hot coffee and tea available throughout the day. Light breakfast snacks and a full lunch included with $100.00 registration fee ($130 after March 15 and $160 at the door). Visit www.RochesterWriters.com for more information and registration. Keynote Presenter: Sylvia Hubbard – Why I’m a Self-Published Author Featured Speakers Include: Sylvia Hubbard Colleen Gleason Lev Raphael Mel Corrigan Diana Kathryn Plopa Weam Namou Presentations Include: Why I’m a Self-Published Author Publishing from Indie Author to International Distribution Is Self-publishing Right for You? Comparing Traditional Publishing to Self-Publishing Self-publishing: The Numbers Building an Indie Publishing Company Myths & Facts of Self-Publishing Presenter’s Panel Discussion R.S.V.P. here if you plan to attend, However you MUST register at www.RochesterWriters.com to participate, thank you.

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  • Freelance Marketplace Writers' Group

    Barnes & Noble

    This Rochester based group is open to all new, working, and published writers, photographers, and illustrators. All genres welcome and free to attend. We are NOT a critique group - we discuss the business of writing. We meet the third Tuesday of the month* - come once, once in a while, or every time - hope you can join us. Our meeting could be anywhere in the store - B&N changes displays and merchandise areas - so please look for us from the events area to the used book area and everywhere in between. Please note: We meet at the courtesy of store management. However, this is not an official B&N event, therefore you will not find us listed online or in their newsletter. Staff may or may not be familiar with our meeting. We have met here since 2008. *We do not meet in December. More information available HERE (https://rochesterwriters.wordpress.com/freelance-marketplace-writers-group/)

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  • Freelance Marketplace Writers' Group

    Barnes & Noble

    This Rochester based group is open to all new, working, and published writers, photographers, and illustrators. All genres welcome and free to attend. We are NOT a critique group - we discuss the business of writing. We meet the third Tuesday of the month* - come once, once in a while, or every time - hope you can join us. Our meeting could be anywhere in the store - B&N changes displays and merchandise areas - so please look for us from the events area to the used book area and everywhere in between. Please note: We meet at the courtesy of store management. However, this is not an official B&N event, therefore you will not find us listed online or in their newsletter. Staff may or may not be familiar with our meeting. We have met here since 2008. *We do not meet in December. More information available HERE (https://rochesterwriters.wordpress.com/freelance-marketplace-writers-group/)

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