Award-winning author John Hope to present tips for editing


Author John Hope will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Ponte Vedra Writers chapter of the Florida Writers Association.

To be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 25 at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, the meeting will feature a presentation by Hope titled, “Deep Editing Short Stories: Good to Great,” dissecting elements such as audience and theme, conflict and heroes and villains.

Hope is an award-winning author whose works include short stories, children’s books, young adult fiction and nonfiction. The native Floridian has won five Royal Palm Literary Awards and currently acts as a board member of the Florida Writers Association.

The Ponte Vedra Writers chapter is one of more than 50 writers' groups affiliated with the Florida Writers Association, a non-profit membership organization with nearly 1,500 members. For more information about the organization, visit www.floridawriters,net.