Mike Kitsock, president of the Schuylkill County Volunteer Fire-Fighters Association, will share his knowledge about writing and publishing historical works at the next meeting of the Black Diamond Writers' Network, 10 a.m. until noon, Saturday, Nov. 17 at the Tamaqua Public Library, 30 S. Railroad St., Tamaqua.

President and co-founder of Shenandoah's Schuylkill Historical Fire Society Museum, Kitsock has published three firefighting books with Arcadia Publishing, a leading local history publisher in the U.S. He will share his experience in getting published as a small local niche.

A graduate of Mahanoy Area High School, Kitsock earned his B.S. from East Stroudsburg University and his M.S. from University of Scranton. A former teacher of English and Latin, Kitsock is an adjunct instructor at Alvernia University and a veteran firefighter.

The Black Diamond Writers Network invites anyone with a passion for writing to attend to learn more about the craft and business of writing. The 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focuses on offering educational programs and networking for all writers.

For more information about the Black Diamond Writers Network, call Kathy Ruff at (570) 645-3059 or visit the Tamaqua Public Library website www.tamaquapubliclibrary.com [1]. For directions, call the Tamaqua Public Library at (570) 668-4660.

The Black Diamond Writers Network invites anyone with a passion for writing to join us 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.