Patricia C. Gallagher, published author and marketing-publishing consultant, will share her personal writing and book marketing experiences and offer promotional advice for both new and experienced writers at the October meeting of the Black Diamond Writers' Network.

Gallagher has appeared as a guest on "Oprah," the "CBS Early Show," "CNN," "Maury," and other televised shows.

Her interviews, articles and book reviews have been featured on live radio stations across the country and in online and print publications, such as Family Circle, The Wall Street Journal, Woman's World and others. Her books were endorsed by many experts and well-known authors, including James A. Michener.

The group will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 15 at the Tamaqua Public Library, 30 S. Railroad St., Tamaqua. The conclusion of the meeting will include a writers' roundtable or a brief critique session for those interested in sharing some of their work.

The meeting is open to the public.

For more information on Gallagher, visit For more information about the Black Diamond Writers' Network, call Kathy Ruff at (570) 645-3059 or visit For directions, call the library at (570) 668-4660.

The Black Diamond Writers' Network invites anyone with a passion for writing to join in learning more about the craft and business of writing.