Dave Hoing and Roger Hileman are the co-authors of the new historical novel "A Killing Snow," as well as other works. Open mic sign up begins at 7 p.m.; open mic begins at 7:15 p.m. Creative writers are invited to bring five minutes of original poetry, fiction or creative non-fiction to share. Singer-songwriters are also welcome to utilize the Hearst Center’s grand piano. Hoing and Hileman will take the stage at 8 p.m. There will be a short question and answer period as time allows. Copies of A Killling Snow will be available for purchase.