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Saturday January 18, 2020 to Wednesday January 22, 2020

Saturday January 18, 2020 3 Events

Authors will learn how to build their brand with renowned speaker Damon Suede at Jan. 18 Cocoa Beach event

Date: Saturday January 18, 2020
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Ocean Landings Resort
Address: 900 N. Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
Price: 55.00
Category: Educational
Chris Kridler, President, Spacecoast Authors of Romance


Authors will learn how to build their brand with renowned speaker Damon Suede at Jan. 18 Cocoa Beach event

In todays competitive publishing market, authors need ways to reach more readers. A critical key to success is building a brand. Unlock Your A Game, a full-day writers workshop to be held in Cocoa Beach on Jan. 18, 2020, will start at square one and lay out a personalized branding and promo plan for genre fiction careers of every stripe.

Damon Suede, an acclaimed fiction writer, author of writing guides Verbalize and Activate and co-author of Your A Game, will teach authors how to revamp their promo mojo and stand out in a crowded market, whether they are baffled newbies or seasoned pros.

Using simple game theory and practical exercises, this entertaining workshop will help writers plan their best next move. It will tackle every component of a winning author platform: brand, presence, market, and project strategy. Authors will leave the class with all the components of a basic promo plan and the tools they need to tailor their career and unleash their own unique A game.

In addition, in a fun Blurb Slam, Suede will take a look at selected book descriptions from attendees and talk about what works and what doesnt.

Registration is $55 (free for members of sponsoring organization Spacecoast Authors of Romance). Learn more and register at authorsofromance DOT com/masterclass.

The details
What: Unlock Your A Game with Damon Suede, a full day writers workshop
When: Jan 18, 2020, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Where: Ocean Landings Resort, 900 N. Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
Admission: $55; free for members of sponsoring organization Spacecoast Authors of Romance. Continental breakfast with coffee, beverages and snacks provided. There will be a 90-minute break for lunch on your own.
Registration (required): authorsofromance DOT com/masterclass.

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Mixed Media class with Karol Bobb

Date: Saturday January 18, 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Studios of Cocoa Beach
Address: 165 Minuteman Causeway Cocoa beach FL,
Price: $65 plus supply fee
Category: Educational
Mixed Media is a work of art which uses more than one medium or material. The Studios of Cocoa Beach is hosting a Mixed Media Class with Karol Bobb on Saturday January 18, 2020 rom 10 am to 4 pm. The class will focus on using paint, paper, cloth, found items and more to create a piece of art worthy of interest and conversation. Handouts will cover information on this approach and the artists who have created the mixed media movement.

Karol Bobb is an artist, instructor and arts advocate who works in Pastels, Acrylics, and Metalsmithing as well as Mixed Media. Her style of multi-layered expression is influenced by formal training as a graphic designer. The subject matter often reflects her experiences and exposure to different cultures. Her work can be viewed at:

The class will be held at the Studios of Cocoa Beach, 165 Minuteman Causeway in downtown Cocoa Beach. Fee is $65. plus an in class supply fee. Registration is online at the studio website. Students should bring found objects, large watercolor paper, fast drying glue, rags, paper towels. Contact Karol for details at 610-505-402 or email

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Celebrating Animal Astronauts

Date: Saturday January 18, 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location: American Space Museum
Address: 308 Pine Street, Titusville, FL 32796
Price: $10 adults, $8 seniors/military, $5 teens, under 12 are free. Nominal fee for animal portraits.
Category: Educational
Come see a tiny monkey named Oliver, get a photo of your pet in space, and hear about the importance of animals to the birth of the Space Age. Join in the fun at this family-friendly event!

A tiny monkey named Oliver will be brought to the museum by exotic wildlife rescue expert, Daniel Green. Oliver is the size of the first rhesus and squirrel monkeys flown to space in the early 1960s and will be with us from noon until 2 pm. Chimpanzees, dogs, a cat and more have been a part of humanitys journeys to space - stop by to learn more about this history! We will also be showing the video, Animal Astronaut Heroes and some of their production team will be present. There will be STEM/STEAM activities for kids and a talk by Solar System Ambassador Tyler Hines.

The Brevard Humane Society will have its adoption van in front of the museum all day for those wanting to checkout a new family member. A professional photographer will be present to take (and print) pictures of your household pet in space for a nominal fee.

The event will conclude with a bonus Urban Stargazing in our parking lot from 6-8pm.

The American Space Museum is a proud, Brevard county 501(c)(3) non profit organization and is located at 308 Pine Street in downtown Titusville. For more information call (321) 264-0434 or email us at

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Tuesday January 21, 2020 1 Event

Life on Mars with Dr. Palmer

Date: Tuesday January 21, 2020
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: South Mainland Library
Address: 7921 Ron Beatty Blvd, Micco FL
Price: free
Category: Educational
Join FIT faculty Dr. Andrew Palmer as he discusses the future of Mars colonization. From growing food to bacterial life.

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