Coming Attractions

Coming-Attractions

 

SPECIAL EVENT SATURDAY, MARCH 14

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

WORKING STIFF: GET YOUR MURDER SCENE RIGHT

FEATURING FORENSIC PATHOLOGIST DR. JUDY MELINEK

AND CO-AUTHOR NOVELIST T. J MITCHELL

SPECIAL LOCATION: MCCONNELL FOUNDATION HEADQUARTERS MEETING ROOM

800 Shasta View Drive, Redding CA.

Dr. Melinek is a published author and forensic pathologist originally from New York City, where she was working at the time of the 9/11 attacks. Her first published book, Working Stiff, co-authored by her novelist husband, T. J. Mitchell,  explores the world of death investigations. They are now making their home and working in Northern California’s Bay Area. Their second book, also co-authored by Mitchell, is a mystery novel titled First Cut about a medical examiner who uncovers a plot involving opioid traffickers.

This event is free to Writers Forum members, but an RSVP will be required due to limited seating. The public is invited to attend at $20 per person. RSVP required by March 6.

WRITERS FORUM MEMBERS: RSVP BY MARCH 6 VIA email to: writersforummembership@gmail.com or writersforumprogramchair@gmail.com

MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC: RSVP BY MARCH 6 TO: Writers Forum, P. O. Box 492282, Redding, CA 96049-2282 with check or money order for $20 payable to Writers Forum. No payments will be taken at the door.

Contact writersforumprogramchair@gmal.com for further information.

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April 11, 2020 ~ 10:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.

THE PHILOSOPHY OF HUMOR 

Sessions from The Great Courses

All Saints Episcopal Church Eaton Hall East

With permission from The Great Courses, our April 11 Writers Forum program will present DVD sessions by Steven Gimbel, a Professor of Philosophy at Gettysburg College. The presentation will include SATIRES, PARODIES, AND SPOOFS; HUMOR ETHICS: BOUNDARIES AND LIMITATIONS; and IRONY AND TRUTH. These sessions will contain insights for writers of many genres, including comedy sketches, stage plays, film, novels, short stories, and nonfiction works.

Steven Gimbel holds a PhD in Philosophy, the Luther W. and Bernice L. Thompson Distinguished Teaching Award, and was named to the Edwin T. and Cynthia Shearer Johnson Chair for Distinguished Teaching in the Humanities. He has published several books, including Isn’t That Clever: A Philosophical Account of Humor and Comedy.

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May 9, 2020 ~ 10:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.

LET’S TALK ABOUT WRITING

All Saints Episcopal Church Eaton Hall East

A panel-led event open to the audience. Panelists will provide topics to start the discussion, and members will be asked to suggest other writing topics that are of interest to them. 

Watch this page for further details.

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June 13, 2020 ~ 10:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.

SEMI-ANNUAL READ-AROUND  

All Saints Episcopal Church Eaton Hall East

Bring five minutes of your original work to be read to our members. Writers Forum members have first chances to read. Nonmembers may read if time permits.

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No meetings in July and August. Meetings resume on September 12.

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