Scriber Lake Writers with Marjie Bowker

Marjie Bowker is the founder of the Scriber Lake Writing Program.  FEL always looks forward to meeting Marjie’s students and hearing about their upcoming book.    This year’s publication, “The Smile is for Everyone Else”,  will soon be available exclusively from the Edmonds Bookshop.  This year we heard from three students, sisters Stephanie and Yahaira Souza and Dominic Severich. Stephanie…

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Meet new author William McClain

Bill taught high school math and physics and then spent three decades consulting with large sized companies regarding retirement benefit plans before writing his first book The Risk in Crossing Borders. Bill said he had no idea what he was getting into when he started writing this book which was a two year endeavor. Because publishers…

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Storytelling with a Purpose

Epic Group Writers  founder Judith Works began the session with a question for each author about what stories they like to tell.  Dorothy Van Soest, a past UW Professor of Social Work answered that she explores how experiences and problems are impacted by a complex world.  Her life experiences, and social activism have led her to…

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Edmonds Friends Attends the American Library Association Midwinter Conference

On Saturday, January 26, a group of board members from Friends of the Edmonds Library attended the Midwinter conference of the American Library Association in downtown Seattle. Several library staff members also attended the full event. We are always looking for ways we can improve our service to the community and bring forth the unique perspectives of…

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