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2016 Rivers of Ink Conference: A Workshop in Honing Your Craft, Publishing and Marketing and Genre Specific | Richland, WAThe Rivers of Ink is pleased to present the 2016 Rivers of Ink Conference on October 7 and 8, 2016, beginning at 8:30 a.m. This workshop will be held at the Richland Public Library, 955 Northgate Drive, Richland, WA. For more details, please visit the Rivers of Ink's website,

About the 2016 Rivers of Ink Conference
The Rivers of Ink is the sole conference in the Mid-Columbia where all professional writers gather. For this year, the conference will run for two days and will be on the subjects of Honing Your Craft, Publishing and Marketing, and Genre Specific. This event is more than just a writing workshop. It will be attended by local authors and publishing professionals. It's going to be a great experience rubbing elbows with the writing experts. Don't…

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Mid-Columbia's Rivers Of Ink Richland Public Library Richland, WashingtonCome join this year's Rivers of Ink event, Mid-Columbia's only professional writer's conference happening at the Richland Public Library in Richland, Washington on October 9 to 10.

Rivers of Ink
The event started in October 2009. It will be two days full of panel, workshops, book sales. ,local authors and a lot more. Rivers of Ink aims to connect readers and writers in the Tri-Cities area.

The keynote speakers in this year's event will be Kathleen Alcala, the author of a story collection, Mrs. Vargas and the Dead Naturalist, and three novels set in 19th Century Mexico. She has been a writer in residence at Seattle University, Richard Hugo House and the University of New Mexico.

And, Karen Spears Zacharias, a former TriCity Herald columnist and…

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Open MIC Poetry Reading/Spoken Word Ms. Rhoda's Wine Garden Richland, WashingtonOn August 28, September 4, 11, 18 and 25, 6:00 in the evening, there will be an open mic poetry reading/spoken word event at Ms. Rhoda's Wine Garden located at 701 Jadwin Avenue in Richland, Washington.

About the Event
Participating in an open mic poetry reading/spoken word can be a lot of fun. Some people attend just to listen and others to try out a new poem for an audience. It’s a great way to meet other writers in your area as well. Each poet is called to step up to the microphone and read a poem or two.

Here are some general public speaking tips to get you started:

  • DO keep it short
  • DO try to eliminate filler from your speech, as in “um, uh, well, yeah” and do speak clearly into the microphone. 
  • DO look at the audience when you can.…

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