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Learn how to tell your story during National Novel Writing Month

You have a story you want to tell. Maybe it’s a novel or a memoir. It’s been rattling around in your brain for years, but it’s so hard to put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard.) Fortunately we’ve enlisted … 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! By the way, you can get help from professional authors and your fellow … Continue reading

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Make History Part of your Story with D.M. Pulley

Do you love historical fiction like The Book Thief, Girl with a Pearl Earring, or the novels of Ken Follett? Do you hear a historical anecdote and think, “That would make a great novel?” Then you won’t want to miss when … Continue reading

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Join us for National Novel Writing Month

Have an idea for a book but can’t get it on the page? Been writing and rewriting the same chapter for months—even years? Get help from professional authors and your fellow writers during National Novel Writing Month at Mentor Public … Continue reading

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