Saturday September 13, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
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KSU Center, Room 300 
3333 Busbee Drive
Kennesaw, GA 30144

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Katie Marvel, Administrator 
Georgia Writers Association 

Kimberly Brock's Tinderbox Writers Workshop 

What would you write if you knew you could not fail? If you gave up all your excuses? If you didn't let fear get between you and your writing?

“A tinderbox is a collection of all the tools needed to spark a fire and that's just what every person carries inside them, a little something dangerous, something with the power to bring the house down, to transform. We all have a story to tell and a unique voice with which to express that story with power and authority and authenticity. Our stories create the reality in which we live. In other words, our stories change the world! Because of that, the truth is, writing is a risky business. All writers are afraid of setting that crazy spark loose on the page. Worse, we're afraid what we express won't matter or that we'll express ourselves all wrong. This is the best news! It means we're exactly the same as every other human being who ever existed. It means we can stop waiting to be unafraid.” ~ Kimberly Brock 

In this workshop, Kimberly Brock, author of The River Witch, will share with attendees her success with writing with her fear. Kimberly will share tips for overcoming common struggles for writers and inspiration from her own battle with writer’s block, the internal pressure to succeed and fears about doing the story justice. Workshop attendees
will also learn how writing from their tinderbox - with their fear - can lead to a powerful connection with the

Kimberly Brock is the award winning author of the #1 Amazon bestseller, The River Witch (Bell Bridge Books, 2012). A former actor and special needs educator, Kimberly is the recipient of the Georgia Author of the Year 2013 Award. Her short fiction is featured in the anthologies Summer in Mossy Creek and Sweeter than Tea. Her nonfiction has appeared in blogs and magazines, including Writer UnboxedPsychology Today, and Northside Woman Magazine where she is a regular contributor. From 2012 to 2014 she served as the Blog Network Coordinator for She Reads, a national online book club, from 2012 to 2014, actively spearheading several women's literacy efforts. Kimberly consults and speaks on social media strategies for writers and is founder of Tinderbox Writer's Workshop.

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Members of the Georgia Writers Association receive FREE admission to all of our monthly writers workshops. If you are already a member, click here for the discount code. If you are not a member but are interested in joining, click here to learn more.