2022-23 PBWS Events for Season

PBWS Luncheon Speaker Series for Palm Beach Season 2022-23

Unless otherwise noted, each Palm Beach Writers Society event is held at 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach Yacht Club’s Commodore Room, COST each event $110 for PBWS (or Chart) members, $100 for season membership, payable by credit card by calling 407-629-6366

____+ PBWS, Apr. 4, 2023, 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach Yacht Club’s Commodore Room, SPEAKER AND TOPIC TO BE ANNOUNCED

+ _____ PBWS, Mar. 16, 2023, Elizabeth Geitz, “Essential Pre-launch Marketing Plan Tips for Your Writing Project” (ElizabethGeitz.com)

ELIZABETH GEITZ is an Episcopal priest, award-winning author, and nonprofit entrepreneur whose books have been hailed by New York Times bestselling authors Desmond Tutu, Helen Prejean, and John Berendt. Focusing on spirituality and justice issues, her writings speak to people of passion who want to make a difference in the world. She has authored seven books since 1993 with traditional publishers including her newest book “Spiritual Truth in the Age of Fake News”.

+ _____ PBWS, Feb. 16, 2023, Paulette Cooper Noble, “How to Write and Sell Your Non-Fiction Book or Memoir” (PauletteCooper.com)

PAULETTE COOPER NOBLE is the author of 27 books (and 1000+ articles) including “The Scandal of Scientology.”  She also writes a column for The Palm Beach Daily News.  Her latest book is “The Perils of Paulette: My life as a Stowaway, Tabloid Reporter, Travel Writer, Scientology-Basher; Holocaust Survivor & More.”

+ _____ PBWS, Jan. 17, 2023, Dr. Donna Marks “Tips on Steps and Missteps from Self-Published to a Publisher” (DrDonnaMarks.com)

(www.DrDonnaMarks.com) DR. DONNA MARKS is an author, consultant, educator, public speaker, concierge psychotherapist and addictions counselor in private practice in Palm Beach for over 30 years. She is the author of several books including the 25 awards-winning book “Exit the Maze: One Addiction, One Cause, One Solution.” The 2022 revised edition of that book was published by Beyond Words Publishing and will be distributed by Simon & Schuster. Her latest book “The Healing Moment: 7 Paths to Turn Messes into Miracles of Love” is slated to be released in April 2023 by the same publisher and distributor.

+ _____ Dec. 2022 holiday cocktail hour to be announced


+ PBWG first meeting as the new PBWS, Apr. 12, 2022, 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach Yacht Club’s Commodore Room, Palm Beach Debut Author Deborah Robinson, “Tips to Write Your Memoir as a Successful Fiction Novel” Each guest received her new novel “Lily Rose” published by Skyhorse Publishing, Simon & Schuster

DEBORAH ROBINSON is a fashion and lifestyle expert regularly appearing on national television and contributing to national and local publications. Deborah started writing a memoir and changed it to a fictional novel. Her debut novel “Lily Rose” released in Nov. 2021 with Sky Horse Publishing owned by Simon and Schuster. She has a contract for a second book in process.