Pencil to Paper: Write your way through the Pandemic CLASS SERIES

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Pencil to Paper: Write your Way through the Pandemic Join us for an Eight Week Class Series led by Award Winning Author Candace Simar When: Thursdays, Noon to 2:00 p.m. CST, January 7 to February 25, 2021 Where: Zoom What: An 8 week series to move you forward in your writing, improve your writing skills […]

Work of Art+: Publishing Panel

Book Publishing Panel LIVE on Wednesday, November  11, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.  Join us for a panel discussion with leading experts in book publishing. This FREE PANEL is brought to you by Springboard for the Arts Work of Art+: Publishing Panel Date: November 11, 2020 6:30 pm Location: Online Price: Free Category: Work of Art+ […]

Frank Weber Launches “LYING CLOSE”

Weber Celebrates Release of Fourth True Crime Book Award-winning author Frank Weber will celebrate the release of “Lying Close, the fourth book in his true crime mystery series, with two live events scheduled in Brainerd and St. Cloud. “Lying Close”, a thrilling mystery, involves a hunting accident, a rural home break in, the disappearance of […]

Work of Art+: Amplify Your Work – A PR Primer

FREE PUBLICITY WORKSHOP FOR ARTISTS You’ve worked hard to develop your craft, now get noticed by the press. Learn how to gain the attention of local, regional and national press by establishing your artist PR toolbox, understanding what is “News,” best practices for pitching and when to bend the rules of PR. Date: Saturday, August […]

Never Underestimate the Power of a Good Book

In 2009, Abercrombie Trail by Candace Simar changed the course of my career.  I loved this book. I devoured every page. It became the catalyst to Blue Cottage Agency. Abercombie Trail, a debut novel by a local writer, was already getting the word-of- mouth buzz around town when our book club made it our November […]

Book Publishing Class in Brainerd Minnesota

Get Your Dream on Paper: Book Publishing 101 Do you dream of writing a book? Learn about today’s book industry, publishing options, first steps to publication, and what to expect once your book is published. When: Tuesday, March 24, 2020   Instructor: Krista Rolfzen Soukup, Owner Blue Cottage Agency Cost: $20 Where: Forestview Middle School, […]

Write Your Life Workshop Series

Do you have a story to tell? Do you worry your children and grandchildren will never know the simple pleasures of growing up in a world without cell phones and internet? does your history include family lore that should be captured on paper? Through the use of free writes and prompts, we’ll begin putting those […]

Forensic Psychologist Frank Weber Launches “The I-94 Murders”

Book Launch Event at the Crossing Arts Alliance Tuesday, October 16 As a 21+ year veteran of the forensic psychology profession, Frank Weber has spent a large portion of his life in service to those in need. As the Clinic Director at CORE Professional Services, P.A, Weber has testified as an expert witness in numerous […]