Local author to speak May 9 at Excelsior church

Local author Connie Claire (Peterson) Szarke, will speak 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, at the Congregational Church of Excelsior, 471 Third St., Excelsior.

In her presentation “Elements of Fiction,” Szarke will discuss key elements of fiction as they apply to literary and historical works, as well as use period music to engage the audience in a lively discussion about what readers can sense as they enjoy good books.

Szarke will also share her approach used in her trilogy, “Delicate Armor,” “A Stone for Amer” and “Lady in the Moon, A Novel in Stories.” These books will be available for purchase at the event.
For more information, visit connieclaireszarke.com.