Writing

Oct
30

Podcast: Enter our Short Story Contest

For this episode of the Booklovers Podcast, I’m joined by Amy M. from the New Richmond Branch Library and Ashley from the Williamsburg Branch Library. They’re here to talk about the library’s Short Story Contest . Short story contest Stories accepted between November 1, 2018 and November 30, 2018. Submit your story, which must be […]

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Sep
28

Podcast Writers Groups at Your Library

Welcome to the latest episode of the Booklovers Podcast. Laura and I are joined by Amy and Ashley of the New Richmond and Williamsburg writers groups. In addition to our writers groups, we have many books in the collection about writing from basic sentence structure to writing for specific genres. Resources for writers Here are […]

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2017 Short Story Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Short Story Contest hosted by the Clermont County Public Library. This year the contest received 51 adult entries and 26 teen entries. The first, second and third place winners in both the adult and teen categories have been selected. Adult Winners First Place: Jim Tom’s Tree by Paula […]

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Apr
13

Poetry Resources

I started to write about poetry resources at the Clermont County Public Library and got this sense of déjà vu after realizing I was writing more or less the same things I wrote in an On the Same Page blog entry last year.  So in the spirit of 2017, I’m focusing on some other less […]

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Dec
07

Writing Contest Winners 2016

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Short Story Contest hosted by the Clermont County Public Library. This year the contest received 45 adult entries and 27 teen entries. The first, second and third place winners in both the adult and teen categories have been selected. Read the winning stories here.   Adult Winners 1st […]

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Sep
28

Flash Forward: Writing Short Fiction

Fall is in the air, the leaves are picturesque, and it is officially time to get back to work on writing. Summer vacations are over and it is the season of the Clermont County Public Library short story contest. Read about it here. Who has time to write a story? Anyone, especially if they write […]

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Aug
30

8 Best Books About Creative Writing

 According to author Joseph Epstein, 81% of Americans believe that they could write a book. That’s 200 million people! If you’re one of those not yet published writers, we can help! These are our best books about creative writing. Take your writing and turn it into a polished and professional manuscript. 8 Best Books About […]

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Apr
01

Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, so your goal is to read a few and write at least one. Here are some links to get you started: Celebrate Poetry Month by Reading Poetry The Academy of American Poets actually has 30 ideas for your Poetry Month celebration plans. One of them is to subscribe to the […]

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