Iconic children’s book character continues to create summertime fun to support the shop local movement 06/21/18 — Where’s Waldo? In Lake Placid of course! The iconic children’s book character in the red-and-white-striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting twenty-five local businesses throughout our community this July. Find Waldo Local is a great summer vacation activity … Continue reading Find Waldo in Lake Placid
The Austin Film Festival is reaching out as they begin their search for new screeners to join their team, as they are aligning their focus on paring down the exciting film submissions they are receiving this year. They've reached out to the "great community of filmmakers at Adirondack Center for Writing who live and breathe … Continue reading Austin Film Festival calls for new film screeners
The American Management Association based in Saranac Lake is hiring! Job Description: Hardcopy/electronic editing of content Minimizing number or editorial rounds where possible Enforce in-house templates, style and design Communicate/consult with IDs, Subject Matter Experts (“SMEs”), Project Management, and Learning Solutions regarding questions of instructional design, level of content presentation, consistency of content, and other editorial … Continue reading Local Opportunity: Copy Editor Wanted
The Bookstore Plus Hosts Storytime During July and August, EVERY Monday! Lake Placid, N.Y.- In addition to our monthly Sunday Storytime at 4:00 PM, The Bookstore Plus will be hosting a weekly Summer Storytime on Mondays at 10 AM. Summer story time at the store takes place from July 2rd- August 27th, 2017 All children … Continue reading Sunday and Monday Storytimes at the Bookstore Plus
July 23-August 27 Led by Ashley Patrick and Alane Mason, editors at W. W. Norton & Company About the workshop. Submitting your manuscript to a publisher is an art that few know how to do well. This workshop is here to help! Our two editors (bios here) will get your query letter and first pages … Continue reading Epic Editing: Crafting Query Letters & First Pages
How do you know someone loves you, even if they don't say it? What does it feel/taste/sound like? Write 250 words about it.
If you had to escort a visitor from outer space for a 30-minute tour of your community, where would you begin and end?
Calling all local writers with work to sell. Saranac Lake Art Walks showcase visual, performing, and literary arts throughout the summer, every third Thursday. We have long been the representative for the literary arts in the region, and we're excited to create an opportunity for residents and visitors to engage with local writers. We want to get everyone excited … Continue reading New Event Alert! ACW Mini Book Fairs
Invent a monster and describe it. Tell where it lives, what it eats, and what it does. Who does it love, can it love? How does it perish, can it perish?