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Author Improv
Thursday, August 2 at 7 PM - 9 PM

Round Lake Area Public Library 906 Hart Rd, Round Lake, Illinois 60073

Author Improv: Writers show you how ideas become stories. There is a story in everyone. Jumpstart your creativity and learn how the spark of an idea can be shaped into a tale. Authors participating in Lake County AuthorFest will use your suggestions to demonstrate their craft in a series of imaginative games.

Featured authors:
Florence Osmund (literary fiction)
Georgian Prochaska (mystery)
Jim Proebstle (fiction, historical fiction, nonfiction)
tel (poetry)

Saturday, August 4, 2017, 10 AM to 4 PM

Open to the Public - Free

Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center
2007 N Civic Center Way, Round Lake Beach, Illinois 60073

10:00 - 4:00 The Grayslake Arts Alliance will lead a collaborative art project called “Poetic Pictures.” Attendies will select words and phrases on loose book pages and our artists will then turn the words into original works of art - ulimately forming an event keepsake.

11:00 - 12:00 Here For The Summer Collective - 6 Piece Jazz Collective at the gazebo
1:00 - 3:00 Music by The Gardiner Jazz Combo in the gazebo
2:00 - 3:00 Youth Creative Writing Project Winners Announced
3:00 - 4:00 Free Youth Creative Writing Workshop hosted by local writer Dawn Napier. The creative writing workshop is open to writers of all ages. We will discuss some of our favorite sources of inspiration, practice setting the scene, and play a game that teaches a few pointers about character building.Goodie Bag for all who attend the workshop!
4:00 Close of Authorfest