Steve Watson Signing, Monument Branch Library, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Dr. Monument resident Watson signs Straight from the Heart, The American Worker and the Undeclared War. Tues., Feb. 8, 7 p.m. Call 290-5496 for more.
Feminine Ink, 795 Citadel Dr., E. A safe place for women to exercise their writing muscles. Leader provides prompts for free writing. Bring a notebook and a pencil. Thurs., Feb. 10, 7:15-9 p.m. Call 265-1973 for more.
Alternative Publishing, Is it Right for You? Beth Anne's Book Corner, 2204 East Pikes Peak Ave. $45. EJ Thornton of Thornton Publishing presents a workshop on the principles of publishing. Feb. 16, 2005, 6-9 p.m. Registration forms available at bookstore. Call Sharon Silva at 473-5321 for more.
Nancy Atherton Signing, Book Sleuth, 2501 W. Colorado Ave. Nancy, a local author, signs Aunt Dimity and the Next of Kin. Sat., Feb. 19, noon to 2 p.m. Call 632-2727 for more.
Adult Great Books Reading & Discussion Group, Penrose Public Library, 2nd floor conference rm., 20 N. Cascade Ave. Free. Discussion of "Prometheus Bound" by Aeschylus. Thurs., Feb. 10, 6:45-9 p.m. Call 531-6333 ext. 1206 for more.
PenWomen's Annual Flash Fiction Contest. $8/entry. A short story of 100 words or less containing the word "heart" or "love". Entries due Feb. 14, 2005. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for full contest information.