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5 writing tips from Paula McLain

Bestselling author and spectacular human Paula McLain visited us for National Novel Writing Month. She discussed finding inspiration for her bestsellers, The Paris Wife and Circling the Sun, in Hadley Richardson and Beryl Markham, respectively. She also mentioned how a dream about Martha … Continue reading

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D.M. Pulley returns to talk writing, torso slayings

Award-winning writer D.M. Pulley is returning to Mentor Public Library on Thursday, Nov. 30, to help us conclude National Novel Writing Month. First, Pulley will lead a session where writers can share and discuss their stories that they’ve written this month at 6:30 … Continue reading

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Turn moments into stories with author Jill Grunenwald

Aspiring authors can learn how to turn moments into stories with writer Jill Grunenwald during a special program at Mentor Public Library. Grunenwald will demonstrate how memorable and even quiet moments can be transformed into flash essays—short stories, no longer … Continue reading

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Meet bestseller Paula McLain at Mentor Public Library

Aspiring authors can get advice from bestselling poet, memoirist and prose writer Paula McLain during a special program at our library. McLain, author of “The Paris Wife” and “Circling the Sun,” will discuss her writing at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. … Continue reading

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Learn how to write convincing dialogue with author Claire McMillan

Aspiring authors can learn how to write great dialogue from Claire McMillan during a special program at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at our Main Branch. McMillan is an Ohio writer by way of Pasadena, CA. Her newest novel, … Continue reading

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