The Lorain Public Library System and Friends of the Library groups of Avon, Columbia, Domonkas, Lorain and North Ridgeville are happy to announce the 2017 LPLS Writing Conference, which will be held at the North Ridgeville Branch. The featured speaker is Chuck Sambuchino, an author and former editor at Writer’s Digest. Mr. Sambuchino will be providing valuable and practical information on the methods of publication, landing an agent, how to market yourself as a writer and much more. All writers, whether new to the craft or a veteran, will get much out of this event. Door prizes, refreshments and great opportunities to network with other local writers will also be available. Preregistration required.