Party on

When I think “writer,” I think “wild party maniac.”

OK, not really. Not at all. And yet the writers I know are social people. This makes sense: the antisocial and unsociable writers don’t come out in public, so the chances of my meeting them are slim. I can read books by the loners, but that’s as close as I get to them.

For the rest of us though, the chatty writerly types, it’s fun to get out and meet other wordsmiths. And for those who think they’re not yet writers — they haven’t received their decoder rings and handbooks that show all the secret handshakes — it’s good to meet real writers and see they’re quite the same as anyone.

So, for these folk (and that includes you, if you’re a writer or a reader or a writer-in-development or a person who likes a good time), for them, Fat Plum is throwing a party.

Writers’ Wonderland: Celebrate the Book in You (Even If It Hasn’t Come Out Yet)

Location: Finnigan’s Wake (near PNC Park) 20 E. General Robinson Dr., Pittsburgh, PA
When: Sunday, November 27, 4:00pm to 7:00pm

We’ll have food, soda and coffee and tea, prize drawings, pleasant conversation, biting wit, laughs galore, and ever so much more. There will be a cash bar, and being as this is Finnegan’s Wake it will be a pretty and highly functional area indeed.

There is a small charge of $18.50 per person to cover the expense of the trays of yummy food. All net proceeds will be donated to the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

You know you want to come! Please RSVP by 11/20 so we can make sure there’s enough food for all.

I sent out some online invitations but I’m sure to have missed people — go to the online invitation at Evite and tell us you’re coming. Or contact me for answers to all questions.

Invite friends and significant others, and come for the fun.