Tyler Tichelaar releases “Kawbawgam: The Chief, The Legend, the Man”

Tyler Tichelaar will be releasing his latest book, “Kawbawgam: The Chief, The Legend, the Man” this week.   He will be giving a presentation about Kawbawgam on Wednesday, November 18 at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom at the Marquette Regional History Center. To attend you must register and make a $5…

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UPPAA Speakers Bureau Presents Carrie Pearson

Carrie Pearson

UPPAA Speakers Bureau Presents Carrie Pearson, Author of And Stretch To The Sun and other children’s books   Presentation Title:  “The Story of a Children’s Book: From Idea to Published Book and Surprises along the Way” When: February 4th, 2020, 7:00pm – 8:30pm.  Admission is free. Where: Lydia M. Olson Library, NMU campus  When…

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Meet Writers Workshop Instructors Bethany and Doug Leonard!

  On behalf of the UPPAA Board, we are extremely delighted to be featuring Bethany and Doug Leonard as instructors for our pre-conference Writers Workshop on Friday, June 5th 2020 just prior to the regular conference day on June 6th 2020. Registration details will be announced in early 2020 when…

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Join us for the 3rd annual UPPAA Fall Potluck

Presque Isle Pavillion

On Saturday, September 7, 2019, from Noon to 2:00 pm we’ll gather for our Third Annual UPPAA Picnic at the Senior Pavilion at Presque Isle in Marquette, MI. Bring the whole family out to enjoy a potluck lunch as well as networking and socializing time with fellow writers. CLICK HERE to RSVP…

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2016 UPPAA Conference – Saturday, June 18th

Peter White Public Library

2016 UPPAA Conference – Saturday, June 18th, 2016 – Peter White Public Library, Marquette, MI Click here to register! 2016 Annual UPPAA Conference Schedule 10:00-10:30 Registration 10:30-10:45 Opening Remarks by President Tyler Tichelaar 10:45-11:45 Keynote: Judith Briles – Creating Confidence as a Writer and Author 11:45-12:45 Sessions Community Room: Aimée…

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Registration still open for writer’s workshop at Peter White Library, Marquette

Workshop Description Who: Jill Darling, workshop leader. See bio below What: Building Hope Writing Workshop: Personal Writing, Community, and Citizenship Class is limited to first 20 registered participants. A waiting list will be kept in case of cancellations When: Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 12:00-4:00pm Where: Peter White Public Library…

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Book and DVD of Popular Marquette Michigan Play “Willpower” Now Available

Willpower, a play by Tyler Tichealaar

Book and DVD of Popular Local Play Willpower Now Available  Marquette, MI, June 19, 2015—When Will S. Adams was diagnosed with ossification, a mysterious disease that caused his tissues to harden until he became nearly a living statue, he refused to quit living life fully and was immensely productive. Now…

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Book World Marquette Hosts Opportunity to Meet Local Authors

For Immediate Release Book World Hosts Opportunity to Meet Local Authors Marquette, MI, December 8, 2014—On Saturday, December 20, from 1-4 p.m., four local authors will be signing books and greeting the public at Book World in Downtown Marquette. All four authors live in the Marquette-Harvey area, but write about…

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Authors at U.P. Author Day 2014

MARQUETTE — The second-annual U.P. Author’s Day Book Fair was held at the Westwood Mall on Saturday October 4, 2014. Nearly 20 authors who either live in the U.P. or write about the U.P. were in attendance to showcase their works. Shoppers had the chance to get out of the…

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Authors confirmed for 2nd Annual U.P. Authors day Oct 4th

Tyler R. Tichelaar has been busy helping to organize the 2nd Annual U.P. Authors Day, which will be held Saturday, October 4 from Noon to 6 p.m. at the Westwood Mall, Marquette Michigan. So far, over a dozen authors plan to attend to sign and share their books with the public….

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ALL UP authors invited to join Second Annual U.P. Authors Day Book Fair.

  Dear Fellow U.P. Author, The U.P. Publishers and Authors Association, Gretchen Preston, and I would like to invite you to participate in the Second Annual U.P. Authors Day Book Fair. Date and Time: Saturday, October 4, 2014 12 noon – 6 pm. Where: Westwood Mall, Marquette, Michigan Table Fee:…

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Willpower: An Original Play about Marquette’s Ossified Man

Willpower: An Original Play about Marquette’s Ossified Man Willpower is an original play written by Tyler Tichelaar, directed by Moire Embley, and produced by the Marquette Regional History Center. Performances will be September 18 and 19 at 7:00 p.m. at Kaufman Auditorium, Marquette, MI.There are some stories that deserve to be told.  As a young…

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Writing Fiction: Character Development, Point of View, and Plot presentation audio from Spring 2014 conference now available!

Writing Fiction: Character Development, Point of View, and Plot UPPAA novelists Donna Winters, Jenifer Brady, and Tyler Tichelaar will discuss three major components of writing fiction—character development, point of view, and plot—including how they make decisions on these components and what is needed to make them effective. They also will…

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