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Lou Dean Writer’s Workshop At Belle Isle Library

Almost everyone who is a reader has thought at one time or another that he or she would like to know what it’s like to be an author. 

On Saturday, January 12, from 2:00 to 3:00pm at the Belle Isle Library, you can get a taste of the writer’s life from professional writer Lou Dean.

Dean is a native Oklahoma writer who was born in Osage County and graduated from Ponca City High School, and who attended classes at Oklahoma State University.

“We are excited about having Lou at our library on January 12 to chat with our customers about the do’s and don’ts of professional writing.  She’s been published in ‘Family Circle,’ ‘McCalls,’ ‘Ladies’ Home Journal,’ and several other magazines. 

“She has also won numerous awards from a variety of organizations.”

Dean’s first book was “Angels in Disguise,” and it was part of the cover story in the December, 1996 issue of “People Magazine.”  An excerpt from that book won article of the year at the 2000 Western Heritage Awards given by the National Western Heritage Museum and Cowboy Hall of Fame.

“Have you ever wanted to write your own stories or journal, but are having trouble getting started? Would you like to write inspirational stories?  Get advice and inspiration from Lou,” Meeks added.

For more information about the Writer’s Workshop with an Oklahoma Author, featuring Lou Dean, call the Belle Isle Library at 606-3211.  The workshop is free and open to the public, and is suggested for people aged 10 and older.

Refreshments will be provided, and books will be available for purchase and signing.

The Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County includes 12 libraries and five extension libraries.  Libraries include Belle Isle, Capitol Hill, Ralph Ellison, Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library and Southern Oaks in Oklahoma City, as well as Bethany, Choctaw, Del City, Edmond, Midwest City, Village and Warr Acres.  Extensions are located in the communities of Harrah, Jones, Luther and Nicoma Park and include Wright Library in Oklahoma City.  You can also reach us at www.metrolibrary.org