Launch into writing with ideas from workshop

WritingWould-be authors, those interested in improving their writing and anyone just wanting to leave the room feeling smarter are invited to the Tecumseh Public Library's “Launch Into Writing: Mini-Writing Workshop,” scheduled at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at the library.

The workshop is for ages 18 and up and will be led by published author Constance Squires. It goes into various aspects of the writing process, including tips for writing and research, insights into how the industry works and suggestions that could benefit writers of any experience level.

Squires holds a Ph.D. in English from Oklahoma State University and teaches Creative Writing at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond. She has written multiple novels, including “Along the Watchtower,” which won the 2012 Oklahoma Book Award for Fiction.

Space is limited, so registration in advance is required to attend.

Sponsors for this year’s Summer Learning Program are the Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation, Friends of the Library groups, Hitachi Computer Products of America (Inc.), Institute of Museums and Library Services, Oklahoma College Savings Plan, Pioneer Library System, Pioneer Library System Foundation, Sonic, Oklahoma Department of Libraries and the Oklahoman Newspapers in Education.