Shanna Spence featured speaker for NETWO

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Award-winning author Shanna Spence will speak on “Amazon and Algorithms: What Authors Don’t Know” at the Northeast Texas Writers Organization on Feb. 13 at Herschel’s Restaurant in Mount Pleasant, beginning at 6 p.m.

Spence is a winner and finalist of the Living Now and The Beverly Hills book awards, respectively. She also is a “Bronze” winner in a book cover contest. Starting with poetry, Spence began writing at the age of 13. Her historical fiction The Encouragement Letters earned her an award in the young adult division, and she is currently working on her next historical YA fiction, The Caddo Stone. A nurse for more than 25 years, Spence is a wife and mother of two boys.

The meeting will be preceded by a 4 p.m. critique session. Both sessions are free and open to all writers, readers, editors and book illustrators. For more information, contact Jeanie at 903-305-8023 or Galand at 903 563-1352.