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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

LWC Presents: Leonardo Ramirez

Living Writers Collective's

Creative Writing Night

Guest Speaker: Leonardo Ramirez

Author of graphic novel Haven

TOPIC: Characterization (Interview Your Characters)
At Rippavilla Plantation in the Excel building
Thursday, November 17, 2011
7:00 p.m.

Leonardo Ramirez is a writer whose joy first comes from being a husband and a dad and enjoying life with his family. Ramirez has been writing for twenty years with his first published work released as a graphic novel titled, Haven, published by Markosia Enterprises. Ramirez is in the process of publishing his prose version of his novel titled, Haven of Dante; The Staff of Moshe, and is currently writing a children's book.

Ramirez has had appearances at GMX, where he hosted numerous panels including one with James O'Barr (creator of The Crow), Nashville Comic-Con, Outer Limits Comics, Rick's Comic City, Fairy Tales Bookstore, Southern Festival of Books, Author's Circle at the Williamson County Library. He also enjoys meeting with local high schoolers about their passion for creativity.

His work made one of the top ten best new releases for 2010 by Gelati's Scoop and has been featured on Comics About a Girl Podcast as well as The Columbia Herald, Playstation Comics, Megacomics Weekly and many others.

Visit Ramirez's Web site at and his blog at

If you are not an LWC regularly attending member, please contact Karen Aldridge at 615-302-2920 by Tuesday, Nov. 15, to reserve a seat.