"A Beginning Writers' Workshop with Pam McCutcheon," Cottonwood Artists School, 25 Cimino Drive. $45-$50. Featuring a full-day fiction workshop. Sat., Aug. 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 531-5723 for more.
Mark L. Gardner Lecture and Book Signing, Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St. Free. Gardner will sign Reconnaissance for Manifest Destiny: The Southwestern Journals of Zebulon Pike, Sat., Aug. 5, 2 p.m. Call 385-5990 for more.
"Ever Since I Was Five Years Old I Just Loved Books, and Other Errors," CC Gates Common Room, 1025 N. Cascade Ave. Featuring founding director of Rare Book School, Terry Belanger. Sun., Aug. 6, 7 p.m. RSVP to 389-6415.
August Write Brain Session with Deb Stover, Cottonwood Artists School, 25 Cimino Drive. Free. Featuring advice on how to find a good agent. Tues., Aug. 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 531-5723 for more.
Jesus Rode a Donkey: Why Republicans Don't Have the Corner on Christ, Borders Books, 1710 Briargate Pkwy. Featuring a book signing and discussion by local author Linda Seger. Sat., Aug. 12, 2-3 p.m. Call 266-1600 for more.
"Empowering Characters' Emotions," Cottonwood Artists School, 25 Cimino Drive. $10-$25. Featuring guest speaker Margie Lawson. Sat., Aug. 19, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more.