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Author Virginia Nelson discusses what it takes to make it in publishing

Author Virginia Nelson—the writer of Penthouse Prince, the Odd Stuff series, and dozens of more snarky, slinky romances—had a lot to say when she visited Mentor Public Library during National Library Week. She discussed how a pair of strokes goaded her into … Continue reading

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Alan Dutka introduces you to Cleveland’s Millionaires’ Row

Author Alan Dutka recently gave us a tour of Cleveland’s most famous and glamorous avenue, Millionaires’ Row; but he specifically took us through its unsavory underbelly. Dutka talked about wealthy industrialists, their million-dollar divorces, what they did when the money disappeared, and one … Continue reading

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Author Mark Clark talks writing, researching & Kirk v. Picard

Mark Clark is a polymath of geek culture. He’s written two books about Star Trek, a critical filmography of 1960s horror cinema, and, most recently, a FAQ about Star Wars. He recently visited Mentor Public Library and was kind enough to talk about … Continue reading

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Author Deanna Adams offers advice to writers

Author Deanna Adams offered advice to writers, both professionals and hobbyists, during her recent visit to Mentor Public Library. She stressed the importance of observation, reading, and participating in writers’ events. “Those who want to write for a career should start … Continue reading

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The history of Mentor with Tom Matowitz

Thomas Matowitz—author, local historian, and Mentor resident—recently visited our library to talk about his newest history book, Mentor. In his book, Matowitz traces this history of Mentor from a sparsely populated outpost (one of the first in the Western Reserve) to the … Continue reading

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