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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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Learn how to write & publish your story

You’ve gone through the long arduous process of writing a draft of your book that you actually like. Now what? After all, there’s a difference between a good story and a good book. Books need to be edited, formatted and … Continue reading

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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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