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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Arkansas Dept of Parks & Tourism Fall Color Reports

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 to Friday, December 21, 2018
Time: All Day to 12:00am
Location: www.arkansas.com/things-to-do/attractions/fall-attractions

The Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism will feature its collection of statewide Fall photos.  The Fall Color Reports will start Thursday, September 27.  If you wish to participate, please post photos to either Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #ArkansasFall.  Your profile must be set to public in order for us to see/use the pictures.  It also helps, if you tag or mention the location of your Fall photo.

You can view the gallery of photos at www.arkansas.com/things-to-do/attractions/fall-attractions updated every Thursday.

Or signup for an e-newsletter by visiting bit.ly/arfallcolor

Website: http://www.Arkansas.com

Saturday, October 13, 2018

The 3rd Annual "Read.Write.Share" Writer's Workshop & Luncheon

Date: Saturday, October 13, 2018
Time: 9:00am to 2:00pm
Location: USW Local #9452 Union Hall 2107 Brazil Avenue Fort Smith, AR 729

The 3rd Annual “Read, Write, Share Writer’s Workshop & Luncheon” is returning to Fort Smith October 13, 2018. This one-day writers’ workshop is for authors, writers, and individuals who are interested in learning about memoir writing and techniques used in writing children’s books. Published authors and non-profit groups are invited to participate in the “Book Fair and Exhibit.” Ms. Hannah C. Hall, bestselling author, award-winning blogger, and speaker. Ms. Hall has published thirteen books for children including the Christian Book Award finalist and Focus on the Family top 10 Picture book Would a Worm Go on a Walk? and the popular God Bless series, which has topped half a million in sales and include multiple ECPA bestsellers. The day will include 1) Introductory “Sharing Our Writing Journeys,” 2) Best practices on Show “Don’t” Tell 3) Keynote address and luncheon: Improving Your Use of Rhyme in Picture Books and Board Books; 3) “Dancing with Dandelions” presentation; 4) The authors and book exhibitors will conduct a book signing at the conclusion of the workshop. If you have questions, contact workshop coordinator Nichelle Christian, at JFKWritersGroup@gmail.com or Workshop co-sponsor Janis F. Kearney at janis@wowpublishing.org for more information. The regular admission fee is $25.00 per person, and the Book Exhibitor fee is $30.00 per person. Make your check or money order payable to the Janis F. Kearney Writers Group, Inc. and mail to: Janis F. Kearney Writers Group, c/o Nichelle Christian, PO Box 4503, Fort Smith, AR 72914.