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Charlotte Harbor Book Festival: Growing Your Environment

February 25 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

The Charlotte Harbor Book Festival presents “Growing Your Environment” with author Paul LaFleur. Paul LaFleur has written of dying post-industrial communities and backwoods Florida to shape and molds his characters and readers. In this lecture, LaFleur discusses how to create or reproduce a story’s environment to illuminate characters. Registration is suggested but not required to attend.

Paul LaFleur is the author of four novels and several short stories. A native of New England, LaFleur has enjoyed a diverse career that includes café owner, business consultant, and the president of a Boston-based financial services firm. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Boston and currently lives on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico where he lectures on writing and continues to work on his fifth novel.

Visit the Charlotte Harbor Book Festival webpage for a list of complete events. This festival is funded in part through a Florida Humanities Book Festival Grant in partnership with the Military Heritage Museum.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

February 25 @ 12:30 pm -
February 25 @ 1:30 pm


Presenter Information:
Charles LeFleur, Author; Presenter
Event Fee:
Event Type:

Event Contact:

James Abraham
(941) 258-4920

Event Venue:

Military Heritage Museum
900 W Marion Ave
Punta Gorda, Florida 33950
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Venue Phone:
(941) 258-4920

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