Zoom – SLO NightWriters hosts Zoom talk with local authors Wendelin Van Draanen and Mark Parsons | Art
The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] – Volume 22, Issue 22
SLO NightWriters hosts Zoom talk with local authors Wendelin Van Draanen and Mark Parsons
By Caleb Wiseblood
Husband and wife Mark Parsons (author of Road Rash) and Wendelin Van Draanen (creator of the Sammy Keyes series) will discuss their respective careers in children’s literature during the San Luis Obispo NightWriters’ next virtual meeting, on Tuesday, Aug. 10, at 6:30 p.m., via Zoom. Admission to join the meeting is free.
Call (805) 703-3132 or visit slonightwriters.org to find out more about the event and other upcoming programs hosted by the SLO NightWriters, a local nonprofit dedicated to providing local writers with resources to help support their writing and publishing ventures.
For more info on Parsons and Van Draanen, who currently reside on the Central Coast, visit markhparsons.com or wendelinvand.com, respectively. Van Draanen was formerly a teacher at St. Joseph High School in Orcutt before becoming a published author. She also famously based the fictional town of Santa Martina (found in her Sammy Keyes novels) on Santa Maria.