Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

09292014 - KittyPumpkinOctober is coming! That’s one of our favorite months of the year at ABSW on 65 James Street. It’s Halloween and we have lots of spooky plans!

Regular Events:

Spinning Yarns – Spinning Yarns happens on Mondays at 7PM. Join us for a crafty evening with audiobooks and more!

Literary Genre Trivia Night – Literary Genre Trivia Night will be happening on the second Wednesday of every month. Our next Genre Trivia Night is “Heeere’s Horror!” for October. Join us on October 8th, from 7-8PM. The best score of the night wins a $10 gift certificate. Then, on November 12, from 7-8, we’ll be quizzing folks on Romantic Suspense.

NEW Literary Genre Trivia Reprise – For those who can’t make the Wednesday night Literary Genre Trivia night, we’ll be holding a reprise of it on the third Sunday of the month from 3-5 PM—for the previous month. So, for Sunday, October 19, we will bring back “Strictly Science Fiction!” and Sunday, November 16th, we’ll bring back “Heeere’s Horror!”

Worcester Storytellers – Worcester Storytellers regularly meets on the fourth Friday of every month from 7-8:30 PM for an Open Mic and featured reader. The next event is Friday, October 24, featuring Jennifer Freed.

Upcoming Calendar Events:

October 10, Friday, 7-9 PM

Claudia Dillaire will return to celebrate her latest novel, The Talisman of Tehuti, and discuss her research in Egyptian Magick.

October 13, Monday, 2-5 PM

Hafta Craft: Fall Foxes are Fantastic! Be prepared to make fox puppets, masks, and other foxy favorites. All ages invited; adults encouraged!

October 25, Saturday, ALL DAY

UPDATED DESCRIPTION: Spoooooky Storytime: Halloween read-aloud for kids in the morning; spooky sing-alongs in the afternoon; and grown-up scares from local authors in the evening!

October 26, Sunday, 12-6PM

UPDATED DESCRIPTION: Feline Forensics! Join us for three events in one day with cat mystery authors. 12-2 PM will feature Liz Mugavero to discuss the intricacies of feline forensics; 2-4 PM will feature Barbara Stretton and “Tea with Tori Trotter:; and 4-6 PM will feature Clea Simon discussing how writers from Shakespeare on steal tails-er-tales.

November 8, Saturday, 10:30 AM – 4 PM

Writer’s Workshop: From writing to publishing – get advice from award-winning authors, editors, and publicists Trisha Wooldridge, Jennifer Carson, and Jennifer Allis Provost on writing craft and self-editing, presenting and selling a manuscript, and marketing your book once it’s published. Participants can also request critiques of writing, query package, or marketing plan. (Pre-registration is mandatory. Cost: $40 for attendance, $50 with critique.)

November 29, Saturday, ALL DAY

Small Business Saturday! “Put All Your Fears in One Basket!” Just because holiday shopping isn’t scary enough, The New England Horror Writers will descend on ABSW with readings from fourteen different authors to entertain you and awesome books to buy for your holiday shopping needs.

Hope you are all enjoying the beautiful leaves and gorgeous weather—and that we might see even more of you during some of our awesome new events! May your world be filled with wonderful words!

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