Book notes, Feb. 10,2013

Workshop set for fiction writers

Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers will offer a free writing workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Business Incubator Center, 2591 Legacy Way in Grand Junction.

The workshop is titled “Is your POV slip showing? Exploring Point of View Options” and will be taught by Chris Devlin, author of the novel “St. Vitus Academy: The Lazarus Rock,” which was a finalist in the Young Adult Paranormal category of the Pikes Peak Writing Contest, according to a news release.

The workshop includes a free continental breakfast.

“You may bring the first two pages of your work-in-progress for a chance at group critique and discussion of point of view possibilities,” the release said.

The workshop will be followed by a socializing time from noon to 1 p.m.

For information or to register, contact Vicki Law at 970-497-6452 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers “is an organization for writers of novel-length fiction in the Rocky Mountain region,” the release said.

2013 One Book events continue


Events for 2013 One Book, One Mesa County continue with the program “Flying and Maintaining a Plane in Hig’s World” at 6 p.m. Monday at the Mesa County Libraries’ Central Library at First Street and Gunnison Avenue.

The One Book selection is “The Dog Stars” by Peter Heller.

Monday’s program will be presented by Dana Brewer, owner of Monumental Aircraft Services LLC, and pilot Bob Fisher, “who flies the same model Cessna that Hig does in the book,” said a news release about the event.

“Learn how challenging it would be to keep a plane operational and safe in a post-pandemic world and about the joy of flying in the Rocky Mountains,” the release said.

Other upcoming One Book events include:

1:30 p.m. today at the Central Library the Movie Series continues with “The Handmaid’s Tale.”

3 p.m. Tuesday at the Clifton Branch, a book discussion.

10 a.m. Saturday at the Orchard Mesa Branch, a book discussion.


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