The 5th Annual Bluffton Book Festival

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Streaming , Bluffton, SC 29910

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Contact organizers for additional details about event times.

The fundraising literacy festival will continue in November with writing workshops and keynote events featuring Eriq La Salle, acclaimed producer of the NBC hit show “Chicago PD,” and author of Laws of Wrath; and with world-renowned speaker and humorist Jeanne Robertson, author of Don’t Bunjee Jump Naked.

author Ivy Pochoda. This will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Columnist, David Lauderdale, and featuring retired FBI Agent, Dana Ridenour, authors M.Z. Thwaite and Wayne Stinnett; and television executive and writer, Lorisa Bates. Thursday, November 12th at 6pm ET.

Memoir: Life’s Journey’s Keynote Session with Jeanne Robertson, who will be interviewed by comedian Tara Brown. This will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by writer, Barry Dickson, and featuring authors Donna Keel Armer, Veronica Lynch, Estelle Ford-Williamson, and Monica Quinones. Tuesday, November 17th at 6pm ET.

Spellbound – A free event, presented by the Pat Conroy Literary Center. Thursday, November 19th at 6pm ET.

Writing Workshops:

Friday, November 20th – 10am-5pm ET

  • Brooke McKinney on Poetry (Crack Open the Heart: Evoking Emotion in Poetry)
  • Susan Zurenda on Family Stories & Evoking Emotion in Your Characters (book included)
  • Edward P. Jones on the Short Story (books included)

Saturday, November 21st – 9:45am-4pm ET

  • Dana Ridenour, Writing Believable Crime Fiction
  • Pitchapalooza Returns
  • Robin Cutler, Ingram Spark Director – FREE workshop on Self-Publishing 
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