Calling all writers (and those who want to be writers): Join us St. Patrick’s Day evening to talk about our art
What is more apropos on St. Patty’s day than a speaker named, Kelly? April Kelly, was a professional writer in L.A. and part of the original writing staff of Mork and Mindy. She was also the co-creator of the TV series "Boy Meets World" and co-creator of the new Disney series "Girl Meets World." Her literary work, Winged was the 1st Place Winner for General Fiction in the Kindle Book Promotions and received Honorable Mention in Writers Digest. Kelly, together with Tallahassee author Marsha Lyons, is the co-author of three mysteries in the Ervansky-O’Brien series each of which were named Notable Indies for 2014, with "Murder In One Take," "Murder: Take Two," and "Murder: Take Three" classed as “page turners." They were also listed by Shelf Unbound in the Top 100 books. ”Murder: Take Three" was one of five finalists for the prestigious Shamus Award in 2014. And Murder In One Take received 1st Place in the Mystery/Suspense category in the 2014 Kindle Book Promotions. April Kelly's short story “Oh, Here!” was recently named second runner-up in the Mark Twain House Royal Nonesuch Humor Contest. "The 4-D Dog” was a finalist for the Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize. DASH Literary Journal # 8 recently published her story, “Understudy.” Kelly’s latest novel Valentine's Day, about “almost a detective,” Richard Valentine, is coming out to 5 star reviews. It was just named one of the notable books of 2015 by Shelf Unbound Magazine. It is also a 2016 nominee for a Lefty, an award to be given at the Left Coast Crime writers conference this year.