All Events in Simsbury

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    All Access Authors From a Place of Love

    Date: April 25, 2019

    Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 750 Hopmeadow St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    Come meet three talented local authors and hear them read from their latest books. Enjoy a light reception afterward. This month’s theme: From a Place of Love This month’s authors: Bernice Rocque – “Until the Robin Walks on Snow” Deborah Ann Davis – “How to Keep Your Daughter From Slamming Read more [...]

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    Overcoming Writer’s Block

    Date: April 27, 2019

    Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Category: Workshop and Writing
    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 750 Hopmeadow St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    Get ready to work your writing muscle with this fun and engaging group workshop. Includes quick writing drills, provocative prompts and constructive feedback from your fellow “wordthletes” to get you revved up and ready to write. with Tracy McKee TRACY MCKEE of Simsbury is a local writer and editor with Read more [...]

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    Picture Books 101

    Date: April 30, 2019

    Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    Category: Workshop and Writing
    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 750 Hopmeadow St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    In this beginner’s level class, Heidi, author of more than 25 books for children, will help you learn about picture books. What is a picture book? What makes it different from other types of literature? What does it take to write and sell a picture book? Heidi answers all your questions Read more [...]

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    Write Your Memoir or Novel Workshop: Late Spring Session

    Date: May 2, 2019

    Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    Category: Workshop and Writing
    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 750 Hopmeadow St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    If you have a desire to make writing your memoir or novel a priority, this collaborative workshop will provide you the necessary guidance, structure, and writer’s tools. In this 5-week workshop, you’ll learn how to draw upon your life experiences to write a memoir or to craft fiction from your Read more [...]

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    Intermediate Journalism

    Date: May 4, 2019

    Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Category: Workshop and Writing
    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 750 Hopmeadow St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    ​Build on what you’ve learned in Introduction to Journalism and create a portfolio of clips that will help you launch your career as a local reporter.with Tracy McKee COST: $120 for 3 weeks REGISTER: CALL: (860)877-6099 EMAIL: svenja@storytellerscottage.com ONLINE: https://www.storytellerscottage.com/book-online/intermediate-journalism-series​

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    Adapting Novels for the Screen

    Date: May 5, 2019

    Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

    Category: Workshop and Writing
    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 750 Hopmeadow St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    Do you know a story that might be better suited as a movie or TV drama? Perhaps it is your own novel, or something from the public domain! Since 1998, hundreds of novels have entered the public domain; these are available to the public and not subject to copyright, including Read more [...]

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    Storytelling Workshop: The Power of Women’s Stories

    Date: May 5, 2019

    Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Category: Storytelling and Workshop
    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 750 Hopmeadow St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    Learn from acclaimed professional storyteller Jennifer Munro about using storytelling to take back control of your own narrative. In her unique workshop, “Taking a Stand,” Jennifer will share an original adult fairy tale and lead a discussion based on its primary themes of control, power, and powerlessness. We have all Read more [...]

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    Book Odyssey: Sci Fi Author Night

    Date: May 9, 2019

    Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 750 Hopmeadow St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    Calling all Sci-Fi novel enthusiasts! Don’t miss this exclusive author night with four incredible Sci-Fi authors. Meet Elizabeth Chatworth, Gabi Coatsworth, Roman Godzich and Alison McBain and hear them read from their latest books. Signed copies will be available and a light reception will follow the readings. Perfect for fans Read more [...]

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    Mother’s Day: Medley of Marvelous Mother Stories

    Date: May 12, 2019

    Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Category: Storytelling
    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 750 Hopmeadow St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    Marvel as renowned storyteller Sara deBeer conjures up traditional tales celebrating mothers and motherhood. Enjoy an afternoon of wisdom and whimsy for listeners of generations (ages 5 and up). About Sara deBeer: “Since 1978, Sara deBeer has been delighting audiences of all ages with her repertoire of international folktales. Listeners Read more [...]

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    Author Night with Anne K. Howard

    Date: May 16, 2019

    Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 750 Hopmeadow St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    Join local author, Anne K. Howard for an intriguing discussion on her book, “His Garden; Confessions With a Serial Killer.” Enjoy a light reception after. A monster was on a killing spree. In just nine months, seven people went missing; all of their bodies eventually discovered in a wooded lot Read more [...]

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    Author Night with Sharon Farber

    Date: May 23, 2019

    Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

    Venue: The Storytellers Cottage
    Address: 750 Hopmeadow St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    Join author and medium, Sharon Farber, for an intimate discussion on her book, “Choosing to be a Medium”. Enjoy a light reception after. Experience the wonder of spirit communication firsthand―even if you don’t think you were born a medium. Sharon Farber shares her amazing story of becoming a medium through Read more [...]

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    All Access Authors: One Nation, One Flag

    Date: May 30, 2019

    Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

    Venue: The Storyteller's Cottage
    Address: 750 Hopmeadow St
    Simsbury
    06070
    United States

    Come meet three talented local authors and hear them read from their latest books. Enjoy a light reception afterward. This month’s theme: One Nation, One Flag This month’s authors: Joseph McGee – “Letters for Annie; Memoirs from WWII Douglas Buck – “Constitution for a Free People” Beth M. Caruso – Read more [...]

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