Released: January 5, 2022
Who: Michael McGarrity is a clinical social worker, New York Times best-selling novelist with 17 books in print, and originator of the SFCC Richard Bradford Memorial Creative Writing Scholarship.
What: SFCC Library presents an online lecture, “Michael McGarrity: How Writers Sabotage Themselves and What to Do About It.”
The best-selling novelist will discuss the pitfalls aspiring writers face as they strive to break into print. Issues will include setting unrealistic expectations, overcoming rejection, falling into the trap of self-publishing, over-reliance on the opinion of others, a reluctance to recognize technical and creative flaws, and an unwillingness to persevere and make lifestyle sacrifices.
When: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 (Preregistration required.)
Where: The online lecture will be presented on Zoom. Preregistration required at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WritersSabotageMcGarrity Registrants will receive an email with a Zoom link the morning of the event.
Bios/Additional Facts: More information about the author and his books at https://michaelmcgarrity.com
For information about SFCC Library and these presentations, contact SFCC Library Director Valerie Nye via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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