Members of the public who are interested in learning to become a writer, or seeking information on being published are welcome to attend a lecture offered by the Black Diamond Writers' Network.

"Write it Right Get Published" will take place as follows:

Ÿ Tuesday, Feb. 21, 7-7:45 p.m.; Pottsville Free Public Library, 215 W. Market St.; (570) 622-8880.

Ÿ Thursday, Feb. 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Lehighton Area Memorial Library, 124 North St.; (610) 377-2750.

Ÿ Monday, Feb. 27, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Tamaqua Public Library, 30 S. Railroad St.; (570) 668-4660.

BDWN members who have published articles or books will give pointers on how to write for and find the markets that will publish your works.

For those who would like to learn more, BDWN will host its second annual "Write it Right" writers' conference on Saturday, April 21, at the Schuylkill County Council for the Arts, Pottsville. The event offers 10 workshops, a lunch, keynote speaker and author book fair.

To learn more about the lectures, BDWN or its conference, call Kathy at (570) 645-3059 or visit BDWN at its blog at http://blackdiamondwriters.blogspot.com or at www.tamaquapubliclibrary.com.