Fox Cities Book Festival 2018: October 8th - October 14th

Loading FCBF Events

Day

Event Category Fiction

Venues

FCBF Events Search and Views Navigation

Find FCBF Events

FCBF Events Search

October 8, 2018
10:30 am -
11:30 am
 
Film, Inspirational, Marketing

Appleton author Amanda Lauer presents her Heaven Intended series and how her first novel garnered a movie contract and what it takes to bring a book to the big screen.

Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 
Life, Memoir, Retirement

Writing is a calling, a form of marriage, not a job. The calling lasts until death do us part.

Fiction Non-Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 
Chic Lit, Series, Travel

Susan will share the sights and places that inspired her first book, White Lake and the anticipated sequel, Return Home. She will also reveal some interesting history of the areas frequented by her characters. When she's done, you too, will want to plan a trip to these Islands!

October 9, 2018
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
 
Marketing

Author Jill Van Den Eng explains why and how to set up a social media presence.

6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 
Mystery

The allure of the city is powerful, but remember: when a killer comes to small town America, the body is just as cold and the blood runs just as red.

Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 
Film, Inspirational, Marketing

Appleton author Amanda Lauer presents her Heaven Intended series and how her first novel garnered a movie contract and what it takes to bring a book to the big screen.

Fiction
October 10, 2018
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
 
Coming of Age, Mystery

Author Jim Guhl’s new novel, Eleven Miles to Oshkosh, takes readers back to a 1970s Wisconsin where he tells the story of a teenage boy coming to age as he deals with the unsolved murder of his father.

Fiction
October 12, 2018
2:00 pm -
3:00 pm
 
Short Stories, Wisconsin

Local writer Joseph Rein discusses the various challenges and rewards when writing about Wisconsin, a location that, when done effectively, functions as a character in itself.

Fiction
4:00 pm -
5:00 pm
 
Marketing, Romance

The best marketing strategies for 2018. This marketing gig changes weekly it seems, but learn how to stay on top of it continually and adjust to the market.

Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 
Fantasy

From 2009 to 20016, Laura Vosika, author of the acclaimed time travel series, The Blue Bells Chronicles, a story ranging across modern and medieval Scotland, has made multiple trips to Scotland and northern England to research the locations of her story—the battlefield of Bannockburn, Inverness’s

Fiction
October 13, 2018
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
 
Reading, Storytelling

The very stories we share and receive are as essential to our survival as food, water, and shelter. They help us make sense of our world. They save our lives.

Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 
Headliner, Mystery

Linda Castillo will be reading from her latest release, A Gathering of Secrets. She will also speak about her background and how she researches her books, with time for questions after. 

Fiction
October 14, 2018
1:00 pm -
2:00 pm
 
Headliner, Mystery

Come learn about Linda Castillo's background, how she broke into publishing, and some information on writing and researching her current release, A Gathering of Secrets.

Fiction
2:30 pm -
3:30 pm
 
Writing Contest

The Mill: A Place for Writers announces the sixth annual Mill Prizes, awarding both short fiction and poetry.

+ Export Events