Cardington native and young adult author Mindy McGinnis will speak at noon on Friday, Oct. 25, at Mount Gilead High School as part of the Second Annual Mount Gilead Autumn Writers Retreat. The event is free.
Mount Gilead Area Writers Guild is hosting the event along with Mount Gilead Public Library and the Rose Heart Inn.
Following the main speaking event at the high school, the Writers Retreat will reconvene at the Mount Gilead Public Library Annex at 2:30 p.m. with both McGinnis and Betts participating in a panel discussion on “Character-driven versus Plot-driven Storylines.”
On Saturday, Oct. 26, the Autumn Writers Retreat will meet at 10 a.m. at the Rose Heart Inn. The itinerary begins with a workshop on Creative Writing presented by guild member Chris Anderson. During the early afternoon Nancy Collander will conduct a seminar on “How to Paint a Story with Words.”