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WriterHouse Seminar: Using Scrivener to Organize Your Writing

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Sat. Apr. 12 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
WriterHouse
Instructor: Rachel Unkefer Cost: $90 Members | $100 Non-Members Scrivener is a powerful and low-cost computer program designed specifically for writers. Unlike regular word processors, it has tools for organizing your ideas, storing your research alongside your manuscript, and easily rearranging chapters or sections.

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VABC Class: Box with Lid

Photo by: Janet Eden
Sat. Apr. 12 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Virginia Arts of the Book Center
Learn to make a basic book box with a plain lid at the Virginia Arts of the Book Center. - April 14, Charlottesville, VA

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JMRL Black Authors Reading Group

Tue. Apr. 15 7:00pm
Central Branch, Jefferson-Madison Regional Library
Discussion of The Known World by Edward P. Jones. When a plantation proprietor and former slave–now possessing slaves of his own–dies, his household falls apart in the wake of a slave rebellion and corrupt underpaid patrollers who enable free black people to be sold into slavery.

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Brown Baggers Book Group

Thu. Apr. 17 12:00pm
Central Branch, Jefferson-Madison Regional Library
Discussion of “Dear Life Stories” by Alice Munro. A new collection of stories by the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author of The View from Castle Rock illuminates moments that shape a life, from a dream or a sexual act to simple twists of fate, and is set in the countryside and towns of Lake […]

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