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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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9 Writing Tips from Author Tricia Springstubb

Author Tricia Springstubb visited our library last week to help us launch National Novel Writing Month. Springstubb has written “Moonpenny Island” and other popular books for young readers, as well as award-winning short fiction for adults. She offered strategies (and coping techniques) for writing 50,000 words … Continue reading

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Some of our favorite motivational (and unmotivational) quotes from writers

Here’s a cute little something that we put together for LitCon, in case any of you writers need some motivation (or de-motivation) during National Novel Writing Month!  

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