Category Archives: writing

Book Review: On Writing, by Stephen King

On the heels of the spooky thrills of Halloween comes NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month. Coincidentally, one of the masters of the horror genre has written a book that will inform and inspire budding writers. Author Stephen King is … Continue reading

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I’ve seen posters around the library promoting NaNoWriMo. What is it, and why should I get involved?

First organized in 1999, National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo) is an annual challenge taking place each November. The goal is to write a 50,000-word novel by the end of the month. Though it may seem a little daunting, there … Continue reading

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I’m looking to become a published author, but I’m not sure where to start. Does the library offer anything that can help an aspiring writer?

Even after you’ve finished writing your novel or memoir, the road to publication can still seem daunting with so much information to sift through and so many options. Thankfully, there’s an event happening at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library … Continue reading

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Book Review: Arcadia by Iain Pears

Even if you haven’t read The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings books, or The Chronicles of Narnia series, nor seen the many films based on these fantasy novels, chances are… the names J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. … Continue reading

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