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Wordplay Writing Club gets wild

Sometimes the best place for a writer to find inspiration is outdoors. That’s where our Wordplay Writing Club went earlier this summer. They visited our Read House yard and wrote in nature journals like John James Audubon, William Thoreau, and … Continue reading

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Wordplay Writing Club & the Future World Hamburger Diner

Our Wordplay Writing Club is working on a collaborative story called Blue Riding Hood & the Future World Hamburger Diner. Each month, a different kid takes home the shared notebook and writes another chapter. It’ll be the best story set … Continue reading

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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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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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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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