Art and Book Festival in Hackensack offers author consultations Aug. 13

Book coach Kim Hruba will offer coaching in 15-minute intervals to those who register.

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Book coach Kim Hruba will offer book consultations for those who sign up ahead of time at the Aug. 13, 2022, Northwoods Art and Book Festival in Hackensack.
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HACKENSACK — Northwoods Art and Book Festival goers will have the opportunity to schedule a free 15-minute one-on-one consultation with book coach and author Kim Hruba, of Red Shoes Writing Solutions, from 12:30-3 p.m. during the festival Saturday, Aug. 13, in Hackensack.

Authors can receive immediate feedback on their writing and/or writing project with suggestions for moving forward in the writing process. Advanced registration is encouraged.

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Registration may be found at or by email request to . Slots are limited. Any remaining slots will be available on a first-come, first-served basis the morning of the festival at Hruba's author table at Union Congregational Church.

Hruba is a writer, developmental editor and book coach. She publishes Hackensack’s newsletter, "Lucette’s Gazette," is editor and contributor to the anthology "Cornerstones & Keystones: Solid Foundations for Success in Business and Life," and is the author of the romantic comedy "Elevator Girl."

She recently completed the Author Accelerator book coaching certification program for fiction and has a Poynter ACES Certificate in editing. Her work has appeared in the Roseau-Warroad Visitor Guides, "Warroad Pioneer," "The Growler," "Let’s Play Hockey," and she blogs weekly about her family adventures with five kids, four cats and home brewing Czech husband.


Hruba is a three-time arts grant recipient. When she’s not writing, she’s organizing writing retreats across northern Minnesota.

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