2014 Pickford Community Library's Young Writers Workshop Anthology of Short Stories, Flash Fiction, and Essays
This anthology is comprised of works by talented student writers, grades six through college, who attend the Pickford Community Library's Young Writers Workshop in Michigan's Eastern Upper Peninsula. The sessions are taught by two of the JLB Creatives Publishing team: author and CEO Janet Beasley of Florida, and Dar Bagby of Michigan, illustrator and Senior Editor. The classes are taught via SkypeThe Pickford Community Library, which is centrally located in Michigan's Eastern Upper Peninsula, is home to a Young Writers Workshop where students from the area learn the techniques and practices of becoming published authors. They have combined some of their stories in an anthology that includes short stories, essays, and flash fiction. This is the second year the group has published their works on Smashwords. It is published pro bono by JLB Creatives Publishing of Mt. Dora, Florida, home of one of the co-instructors of the group. The other co-instructor is from Michigan's Eastern U.P.. and together they teach their sessions via Skype. The students range in age from grade six to college, and there are sessions geared to both newbies and returning authors. The returning authors are encouraged to write and publish an individual novella. Please also check out this year's novella called Protective Measures by Jessica Arman, the author of one of last year's short stories.