Oct. 18 (OFF SITE) --Wilmette
Michele Weber Hurwitz
Life Happens! How to Keep Moving Forward With Your Writing
When Michele Hurwitz decided to go after her lifelong dream of writing a book, she encountered many obstacles on her journey—the publishing kind, the confidence kind, and the “life happens” kind. Through it all, she kept writing and, in fact, at many turns, writing became her life raft amidst the storms. What are her tried-and-true secrets for (con’t.)
sticking it out? What made her keep going, even in the roughest, most doubtful moments? What worked for her can work for you. Michele will share the story of her road to publication, and inspire you to make your writing a priority—no matter what life brings your way.
Michele is the author of Calli Be Gold, a middle grade novel published in 2011 by Wendy Lamb Books/Random House, which was named a Best Book by the Bank Street College of Education. She also has been a columnist for the Buffalo Grove Countryside (a Pioneer Press newspaper), a public relations specialist, and a freelance magazine writer, publishing articles in Parents, Parenting, American Baby, and Chicago Parent. She lives in Buffalo Grove with her CPA husband and three teenage children. She is working on a second middle grade novel. Visit her at micheleweberhurwitz.com.
OCWW usually meets in Winnetka - Please note this event's change of Location to: Wilmette Park District Community Recreation Center, 3000 Glenview Road in Wilmette.