Writers Festival

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Saturday June 30th - Keynote Panel and Reception

Abbot Public Library, 235 Pleasant St., Meeting Room

1:00 - 1:45 Writers Reception Distribution of the Golden Cod and Essex Awards

2:00 - 2:45 Keynote Panel, Q & A

3:00 - 3:45 Book signing, refreshments


Saturday June 30th - Workshop for Young Writers

Abbot Public Library, 235 Pleasant St., Meeting Room

4:00 - 5:00 Workshop lead by members of the keynote panel to provide expert guidance and discussion for young writers exploring the art. Inspiring and Instructional. 

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Story Telling at the Children's Festival

Join us on July 2rd - Monday 10:00 - 1:00 At the Lee Mansion Gardens for Story telling for kids of all ages.


Wednesday - 4th of July                     

 Writers Workshops and Panels

Unitarian Universalist Church, 28 Mugford St.

Workshop on Publishing Time TBD

Establishes parameters & tools to self-publish and promote self-published work; discussion/Q & A

Flash Fiction Slam Time TBD

Leader picks topic; discuss then participants write; participants read and vote; winning story published on website

Story Spin Time TBD

Group story building; 3 genre; session leader provides first paragraph; round robin to finish; session leader finishes. Published on Festival website.