Location: Brooks Room at the Bend downtown library,
601 Northwest Wall Street, Bend, OR
Free and welcome to the public.
Among Mike Lankford’s many accomplishments, he is a graduate of the Iowa’s Writers Workshop, a published author, an editor, an award winning newspaper columnist and a finalist for the Pushcart prize for short fiction. Mike has also ghostwritten thirteen books, both fiction and non-fiction. He has just finished a historical biography of Leonardo da Vinci.
Mike has been teaching for 25 years, the last nine being here in Bend at the Central Oregon Community College. He teaches Creative Prose Fiction Writing and Writing Academic Essays.
Topic: The evening with Mike will be open Q&A, with members’ questions directing the discussion. Mike’s expertise includes Point of View (POV), Introductions and Endings, Character development, Story construction, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Memoir, Family History and Personal writing. Members are encouraged to come with questions to take advantage of Mike’s vast array of writing skills and experience.