Writing

Mar
23

Creative writing prompts

With many of us limiting our time out of the house, I figured now would be an excellent time for writing prompts. If you’re stressed out or just bored, writing can help take your mind off of it. Here are some writing prompts to help get you through the month of March and into April.

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Dec
04

Top Writing Tips to Beat Writer’s Block

Everyone is busy, especially at this time of year. Even so, try not to let your writing fall to the wayside. I say this because I’ve noticed that if I take a hiatus from writing, it’s harder to get back into the groove.

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Nov
12

Brace Yourself – It’s NaNoWriMo!

Writers approach NaNoWriMo with a mixture of trepidation and excitement. They stock up on pens, paper, and coffee with the intention of writing 50,000 words by the end of November. If anything it gives you an excuse to duck out early from an awkward family get-together, but if you’re thinking of taking on the challenge this year, there are a few things to keep in mind.

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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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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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