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How to Write & Publish Your Story

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Tuesday, May 18 11:00AM - 12:00PM PDT


Whether you are thinking of writing your memoir, researching and documenting your family history or contemplating penning the next great American novel, you won’t want to miss bestselling author John Rigoli's tips and guidance on “How to Write and Publish Your Story.”  John will describe the four parts of researching and publishing that he has learned over his more than 10 years’ experience as a professional author.

John's Vatican Chronicles book series (available on Amazon) demonstrates his research talents uncovering and fact checking historical information about a period and place, and weaving it into a thoroughly engaging story. He'll share his tips on writing -- from finding your inspiration to publishing (or self-publishing). Many people have told us they want to write stories or a book, but aren't sure how to begin. We are excited to have John share his insight with you to inspire and help you craft a better story so that you can finally start (or finish) that book you've been wanting to write!

"Writing is easy, all you have to do is cross out the wrong words" -
Mark Twain

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About John I. Rigoli -
grew up in Buffalo NY from an immigrant Sicilian family with twenty-five first cousins. He graduated Kent State University in 1964 and joined the Navy. He was commissioned an Officer and sent to San Francisco, where he met his wife. They were married for over 50 years until she passed away 5 years ago. John served in Vietnam in 1966 on an LST supply ship (Brown Navy) in Danang and Chu Lai. He left the Navy in 1968 to work for IBM in San Jose. He also owned and operated property management businesses before retiring in 2014. He has four sons and four grandsons. John moved back to San Francisco five years ago. Being fascinated by history and archeology of the first century led him to writing books: The Mystery of Julia Episcopa (2018. Best Seller: Ancient Historical Fiction); Born to Be Different! Children’s Book (2019. Best Seller Children’s self-esteem); The Anonymous Scribe (Sept 2021); Silent Mistresses (Scheduled 2022).

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