Byline: Jean Murphy Daily Herald Correspondent
When people think of authors, they usually think of solitary people who spend lots of time before a computer screen or typewriter, agonizing over every word they write.
But occasionally, even solitary writers like to gather with other authors and their readers, discuss what they have written and see what others are writing.
Eleven authors from the suburban area will have just that opportunity from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday when the Barnes & Noble at 590 E. Golf Road, Schaumburg, holds a local authors night.
This is the third Local Authors Night that has been offered at the Schaumburg Barnes & Noble store in the past year, according to Julie Jawor, community relations manager for the Schaumburg store.
"I was excited to add Local Authors Nights to the mix of literary programming we offer to our community and customers," Jawor said.
The benefits are varied, she said.
"First, it is a celebration of the talents and successes of authors in our …