Stephanie Beavers, professional editor and certified grant writer, will be the guest speaker at the June 16 Black Diamond Writers' Network meeting.

Held at the Tamaqua Public Library, the meeting will run from 10 a.m. until noon, Saturday.

The library is located at 30 S. Railroad St., Tamaqua.

Beavers will share her knowledge and expertise about the basics on grant proposal writing to help nonprofit organizations and professionals craft proposals that will capture and hold the attention of funding organizations.

Owner of "Stephanie J. Beavers ... Refining Your Written Image," Beavers provides writing, editing, proofreading and other services to businesses, students, and individuals.

She volunteers with the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce's Ambassador Committee and the NEPA Chapter of SCORE.

Saturday's meeting will be followed by a brief critique session for those interested in sharing some of their work or a roundtable discussion.

The meeting is free and open to the public.

For more information on Beavers, visit www.StephanieJBeavers.com.

For more information about the Black Diamond Writers' Network, call Kathy Ruff at (570) 645-3059 or visit the Tamaqua Public Library web site www.tamaquapubliclibrary.com.

For directions, call the library at (570) 668-4660.

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

The 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focuses on offering educational programs and networking for all writers.