Spokane Authors & Self-Publishers



Programs Scheduled for 2017


January 5, 2017

          Guest speakers Margaret Verhoef and Rita Seedorf talk about their collaborative writing process and their latest book, Letters from a Wary Watcher


February 2, 2017

        SASP Secretary, Web-Master, and newsletter Editor Dave McChesney talks about the basics of book marketing


March 2, 2017

        SASP Vice-President Sue Eller talks about writing a Science-Fiction/Mystery Series


April 6, 2017

        Guest Speaker Jan Cline’s presentation is entitled, “What’s Holding You Back?”


May 4, 2017

        SASP Member (former Vice-President and Advisory Board Member) Bob Weldin talks about “How to       Prepare for an Author Interview.”


June 1, 2017

        SASP Member (Idaho Writer’s League Vice-President) Lila Bolme presents, “Ten Skills Every Writer Needs.”


July 6, 2017

        Guest Speaker Niki Breeser Tschirgi, author of Growing Up Alaska.              


August 3, 2017

        Group Forum: SASP Members and Guests discuss “Writing Dialogue” (Rescheduled from July)


September 7, 2017

        Guest Speaker, poet Stephen Pitters, host of, “Spokane Open Poetry,” on KYRS, Thin Air Community Radio,   presents, "Promote Your Creativity Through Radio." 


October 5, 2017

        Guest Speaker, long time professional musician Bill Bancroft talks about his career and the process of writing about it!


November 2, 2017

        SASP Members Sue Eller and Dave McChesney discuss the use of Social Media in marketing books.


December 7, 2017

        Open Mic: SASP Members and Guests read excerpts from their work






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