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Meet the Authors Series (Hybrid) • CSUDH OLLI
Meet the Authors Series for Fall 2022

Meet the Author gives members direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage members to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.” Learn how authors establish an emotional connection with their readers and draw them in with a compelling story. Whether writing fictional work or recounting historical events, creating a story that resonates with the audience is the best way to connect with readers.

3 Thursdays
September 22; October 20; November 17
1:00 – 3:00 PM PT
Fee: $10
NLLL 154 Section 03
Course No 43647

9/22 • Florencia Levington Schabelman -
The author will present two books, one a children's book: “They both developed in very different ways. I will relate how I came up with both ideas and made it possible to edit, publish, and distribute both. I will explain each book and probably read an excerpt if there is interest. I will accept questions related to my personal experience in writing.”

10/20 • "On Juneteenth" by Annette Gordon Reed -
Historian and Pulitzer Prize Winner, Annette Gordon Reed will discuss how her book "On Juneteenth" analyzes the background and events of Juneteenth using family chronicles and memoirs. As a Texas native and descendant of enslaved people, Ms. Gordon Reed will show us how she produced a truthful narrative of historical facts using personal anecdotes and poignant facts.

11/17 • “Future Millionaire Daily Motivational” by Dennis Clayton” -
If one reads a page a day, this book will hopefully transform lives and make readers look at finances, problems, and home life differently. Both an author and motivational speaker, Clayton provides readers and audiences with the necessary tools to be successful in a diverse and evolving society. His first book, “Teen Life Skills 101” is a guide for teens and young adults to become well-rounded.

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