January 15th Program

Every Story is a Mystery.


Nicki Salcedo


Nicki Salcedo is the author of "All Beautiful Things" and three books of essays. She’s a graduate of Stanford University where she studied English and Creative Writing.  She's a Past President of Georgia Romance Writers, a two-time Maggie Award recipient, and a Golden Heart Finalist. Her work has appeared in the,Atlanta Journal Constitution, Good Housekeeping, and Decaturish. She works in the corporate world by day and writes at night. In, 2021 she was the co-Host of the Joshilyn Jackson Summer Reading Series 2021. She teaches writing class across the country. Nicki loves connecting with writers and readers. She lives in Decatur with her husband and four kids. Find out more at



"Every Story is a Mystery." Learn how to create tension, conflict, and a satisfying resolution. Keep readers turning the pages of your story, not matter what the genre. Mystery is what draws us into a story. Practice including elements of a mystery in your manuscript



Program Information

Each program costs $7 to $10 (cash or check at the sign-in desk).

  • $7.00 for the morning session and speaker

  • $10.00 for the morning session and speaker and afternoon writing space.

  • So you can pay $7.00 if you want to come hear the speaker, stay for good news, network, and then leave.

  • Or you can pay $10.00 if you want to do all that and spend the afternoon writing or editing with your fellow writers.

  • That price also includes beverage service as there will be a beverage station all day.

  • That no longer includes breakfast.

  • Members and guests must be 18 years old to attend.


Meeting Schedule:

9:00-10:00 Coffee and Networking
10:00-11:00 Featured Speaker
11:00-12:00 Book signing/Business Meeting

New Meeting Location:

Hyatt Place Atlanta/ Norcross/ Peachtree
5600 Peachtree Pkwy
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
Phone: (770) 416-7655

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