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Keene Public Library Offers Virtual Fiction Writers' Workshop Series

Veteran and first-time writers  looking for advice and assistance are invited to a virtual series of writing workshops on Monday evenings, May 3 through June 28, at 6:30 p.m. Volunteer facilitator Randy Koons encourages aspiring authors to "please ask questions, share their work, and provide insight into the experience." Short and long-form fiction and memoir writers are welcome.

The Keene Library's Monday Night Writers Group provides a friendly forum for people who like to write. This is a small group of people who share their work and get feedback to improve their writing. Never written anything before and don't know how to start? This is for you. Are you working on a project you want to publish? This is a group for you. The act of writing may be a solitary experience, so this group lets you share your work with other people interested in writing. The group's power is that you can get a fresh set of eyes on your work to help you get through difficulties in your writing.

The final meeting of this series will be on June 28. No commitment is required, although you should register by calling the library at 603-352-0157 or visiting the library's online calendar Register, login, and check it out to see if it works for you. Each week, two people will read their work, which can be fiction or memoir, and an open discussion of the work follows the reading. The group focuses on storytelling rather than grammar, so if you have a story to tell, this could be your opportunity to express your creativity.

This is the sixth year Randy Koons has moderated the Library's Writers Group. He is a professional writer and has published creative short stories. The Writers Group meets Monday nights from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. for six or seven weeks in the winter, summer, and fall. Experienced or novice, all writers are welcome.

All programs at the Keene Public Library are free and open to the public. The Keene Public Library is located on 60 Winter Street Keene, N.H. for more information, please call (603) 352-0157.

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