MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5:  BLENDING MEMOIR AND SOCIAL MEDIA Sponsored by the Society of Southwestern Authors- Santa Cruz Valley Chapter.  1:00 – 2:45 p.m. Green Valley Library. Free and open to the public!

“Every event, no matter how mundane or crazy, offers delicious seeds for my gardens of stories.” And who’s going to read them, if no one knows they exist? If you’re an extrovert like I am, you can still get a charge out of personally telling everyone you know about your book launch, your article, your story, your event. And/or you can do a bit of planning, and some writing to get the message out online to hundreds of folks with a few clicks.

Think of social media as social meeting, not mania. This program will offer the truth, the whole truth, nothing but the truth, as I share tips, tools, and rationale for using social media about the very personal and popular genre of contemporary memoir.

Join me for practical tips for use with Facebook, LinkedIn, and  Twitter effectively, telling the truth about your memoir and sharing author information in a timely way that will attract readers and not leave you exhausted.

For more information: Bonnie Papenfuss, 520-625-3764

Tucson author Ethel Lee-Miller continues her love affair … with words, adding improvisation to her passion for writing, storytelling at Writers Read, Odyssey, Tellers of Tales, Railyard, Toastmasters, and editing and writing presentations. Published works include Thinking of Miller Place: A Memoir of Summer Comfort, a twin’s family perspective; Seedlings, Stories of Relationships, and work in Muse Matrix, Story Circle Network Anthology 2016, the Write Group Sampler 2015 and 2016, and blogs about the writing life at  Her most recent publication is Inside and Out: Women’s Truth, Women’s Stories