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Fall Writers Festival Oct. 26

The Brainerd Writers Alliance will hold its Fall Writers Festival from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in the large conference room at the Brainerd Public Library.

Featured speaker is best-selling author, comedian, actor and playwright Lorna Landvik. She will speak on her writing journey and “Creating Believable Scenes and Characters.”

Also, 2013 Writing Contest winners will read their entries and “Abercrombie Trail” series author Candace Simar of Pequot Lakes will present “Killing the Passive Voice in Your Writing.”

Pre-register for this all-day event, which includes lunch, by sending $25 to BWA contest chair, 6584 Parkview Circle, Baxter, MN 56425. Contact or 218-828-7750 or see

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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