Enlightening and Inspiring Generations with Generations of Ideas

When I was a young boy, my local library was a place of sanctuary and wonder.  … Often, after collecting a dozen or more titles, I would curl up on the floor at the end of the darkest aisle and spend the day devouring my finds.  There, surrounded by the towering stacks, I found the gateway to the entire human world.  May your journeys here be as wondrous.

Chris Gall
to the LaSalle Public Library on the occasion of the Library's Centennial Celebration, 2007

So You Have a Story… My Journey From Page to Publishing

Event Date: 
Oct 15 2013 - 6:00pm

42 Johanna ShapardThe LaSalle, Peru and Oglesby Libraries are pleased to present " So You Have a Story… My Journey From Page to Publishing" on October 15, at 6:00 PM at the LaSalle Public Library. 

Whether you already have a story to tell or are thinking about writing one, Johanna Shapard, writing romantic suspense set in the 1920’s as Annalisa Russo, will describe her journey from the first word on the page to working with a publisher and what she learned in between. Ms. Shapard will speak on her style and writing process, the mechanics of writing, how to find an agent/ publisher, and what to expect after the signed contract.  The lecture/PowerPoint presentation will also include a Q & A session.

This program is free and open to the public .  If you need special arrangements or for further information, please contact:  LaSalle Public Library - 223-2341, Peru Public Library - 223-0229, Oglesby Public Library District - 883-3619