TS 33 BOOK RELEASE PARTY

JACKPINE WRITERS’ BLOC TALKING STICK 33 BOOK RELEASE PARTY and Writers’ Workshop

Saturday, September 14, 2024

Jack Pines Resort

(previously Smoky Hills Resort)

Osage, MN 56570

The Talking Stick 33 Book Release Party and Writers’ Workshop will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2024. Jack Pines Resort is located on Highway 34 approximately 9 miles west of Park Rapids, MN (or 1 mile west of Osage, MN), on the north side of the highway. The address is 53014 State Highway 34, Osage, MN 56570.

Writers usually work in solitude; please join us for a whole day of learning, listening, writing, and reading with other writers. There is a fee for the workshop and meal but the Book Party is free to all who are interested in writing. If you have work in Talking Stick 33, you may also pick up your one free contributor’s copy of the book. Additional books will be available for sale.

WORKSHOP 9 AM to 12:00 Noon: We offer a workshop with Jeanne Cooney. YOU MUST PREREGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP. (See information on workshop flyer.) This workshop is entitled: How to Write a Darn Good Mystery (or Any Story for that Matter).

Cost for the workshop is $55.00. (This includes lunch at noon after the workshop.)

12:00: Catered lunch at Jack Pines Resort FOR WORKSHOP ATTENDEES.

Lunch at noon will be on your own if you are just attending the Book Release Party. There is a restaurant available at Jack Pines Resort. They are planning to be open from 9 AM to 9 PM on Saturdays. We will let you know about that later on. Dinner/supper after the Book Release Party will be on your own.

BOOK RELEASE PARTY 1 PM (approximately): If you have work in Talking Stick 33, you may pick up your one free contributor’s copy of the book. Additional copies of the book will be available for sale at the book party and during the workshop. They will be for sale later on Amazon.

Program with readings, introduction of winners of Talking Stick 33 Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and also Creative Twist. All writers published in Talking Stick 33 are invited to read.

Some local and/or member writers and judges may be on hand to sell their own books.

4:00 PM (approximately): After the readings, please check in with your fellow writers. Some of us will want to have dinner together in the restaurant and/or maybe hang out in one of the rented cabins for further good writers’ conversation. We don’t know for sure what the hours of operation for their Cookhouse will be on our event day. Any dinner/supper after the Book Release Party will be on your own.

 

Jack Pines Resort has lodging. If you are interested in a one or two room cabin for either Friday or Saturday night (or both!), visit their website to view the various cabins at www.jackpinesresort.com. Enjoy a real Northwoods experience. You must call to make reservations. Call 218-573-6600 for reservations.

One room cabin $135.00 + tax

Two room cabin $165.00 + tax

Multi family suites (sleep 12-14) $335.00 + tax

For more information, call Sharon at 218-732-3782 evenings or email sharrick1@wcta.net.

—Please RSVP # of attendees for book party to sharrick1@wcta.net—