Quicken Loans Author Series -- So, You Want to Be a Writer, Now What?


Come see how the experts do it! Published authors share their experiences and advice on taking your book from concept to publication. 

Scheduled authors and topics include:

Monica Lynne Foster - How to Attract and Keep your Reader

Sylvia Hubbard - E-Books and Internet Marketing

Michele’ Moore - How to Get Your Book on Bookstore Shelves

Victoria Christopher Murray. Keynote, NAACP Image Award winner and national bestselling author 

This event is free, please call Skillman Branch at (313) 481-1852 to RSVP or register at

at EventBrite  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/so-you-want-to-be-a-writer-tickets-33670780210

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