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Wayne Drumheller To Host Writing Workshop At Library


March 23, 2017

Brevard photojournalist, writing consulting, book editor and author Wayne Drumheller will host a free “Writing as Art, Editing and Publishing” workshop on Tuesday, April 4, from 3-5:30 p.m. at the Transylvania County Library. This program is provided in partnership with the Friends of the Transylvania County Library.

This program will offer a way for aspiring artists, writers and gifted artisans to put their new year’s resolution into action to write, edit and publish a book. The workshop will feature the book “Writing as Art, Editing and Publishing,” which takes participants through the “pages, phases and stages” of writing, editing and designing a book from cover page, title page with ISBN, copyright statement, content pages and biographical back page. Participants will receive a sample cover folder, steps to success worksheet in self-publishing and hear from local writers who have published and sold books as a result of attending the workshop.

The workshop is free, but registration is required. For information about the workshop or to register, contact Lisa Sheffield, Adult Services Librarian at (828) 884-3151 ext. 1805, or email lisa.sheffield@ The workshop is designed for both students and adults.

Drumheller is author of “Living Above the Waterfalls,” “Appalachian Sunrise: Finding My Way Home,” “A Photog-rapher’s Notebook: Lyrical Writings and Photographs from the 1960’s” and “Writing as Art, Editing and Publishing: A guidebook for every day writers and artisans.” They were published using CreateSpace, an company and are available at Highlands Books in Brevard. He is editor and founder of The Creative Short Book Writers Project which provides one-time gift-in-kind sponsorship of time and talent for cover and book design, editing assistance and publishing to interested writers. Since 2010, the self-funded project has assisted over 75 local and regional authors in publishing their books.


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