Author Linda Maria Frank Presents "So You Want to Write a Story" in the Hampton Bays Library on February 28

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Join Authors Linda Maria Frank and colleague Karen Bonnet on February 28, 2013, for an informative program covering the topics of self-publishing and self-marketing in a casual setting at the Hampton Bays Library.

Linda Maria Frank and Karen Bonnet display their books at the Tee-Off, the opening event of the Executive Women's Golf Association Frank and Bonnet present their books at a EWGA event

Social media, the current engine of marketing is presented in detail.

Author Linda Maria Frank is presenting the program, "So You Want to Write a Story: A Conversation with Two Authors", with colleague Karen Bonnet at the Hampton Bays Public Library. This program allows aspiring authors to move from the world of an idea for a book to a published book, while keeping yourself relatively sane. Both Frank and Bonnet are self-published authors with both print and e-book formats. The program, presented at other libraries, includes an informative Power Point with handout, focusing on the important aspects of writing, publishing and marketing. Social media, the current engine of marketing, is presented in detail.

Frank and Bonnet provide good information with personal anecdotes from their own experiences in writing, self-publishing, and taking advantage of the Internet, especially through posting their local access TV show, The Writer's Dream. Participants will leave with a helpful handout to get them on their way to a published book.

Frank, a retired science teacher who resides in Massapequa, created the riveting series, Annie Tillery Mysteries, including The Madonna Ghost and Girl with Pencil Drawing. Bonnet, a long-time Oceanside resident, is a writer and publicist with KLB Services, and the author of the exciting adventure novel, "Whale Island and the Mysterious Bones", for children age eight to eleven years old.

The program will be presented at:
Hampton Bays Library
Hampton Bays Public Library
52 Ponquogue Ave
Hampton Bays, NY 11946     Phone: (631) 728-6241
Fax: (631) 728-0166
E-mail: hbaylib (at) suffolk.lib (dot) ny.us

About Frank and Bonnet:
Whale of a Tale: Adventures for Young Readers is the logo Linda Maria Frank and Karen Bonnet provide to give access to their books, events and programs. In the span of just two years, their exciting journey has taken them on many different paths, which include speaking at various programs and events across Long Island, coordinating authors’ book fairs, being accepted into authors’ book groups, and producing their own public access television show, The Writer’s Dream, featuring Long Island authors.They promote their own books as well as those of other authors who provide quality literature. Frank and Bonnet have appeared on WGBB radio's Halftime Howie, and blog radio. A portion of the proceeds from sales of the authors’ books are donated to The Interfaith Nutritional Network (The INN) in Hempstead, N.Y.,a non-profit organization that provides food and shelter for the needy.They also plan and organize events for other worthy causes.

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