creative writing


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.

By staffwriter | Writing

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 […]


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 […]

By Laura | Writing

Williamsburg Writers Group

“Writing is something you do alone. It’s a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don’t want to make eye contact while doing it.” –John Green John Green might have a point, but it can be lonely writing by yourself, typing away without anyone to share your successes or failures with […]


Thanks for the Memories: November and Writing Memoirs

November, the month dedicated to family and being thankful, is also National Memoir Writing Month. During the holidays, remember your experiences and think about channeling them into a memoir. Even Non-Writers Have Memoirs You don’t consider yourself a writer? That doesn’t matter. A memoir can take on many different guises. You could write an informal […]


Your Library – the Write Place

Do you want to write a short story or novel? Then the library is the place for you! “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you,” ~ Maya Angelou Writers Groups Not sure where to start? Attend one of our writing groups. The New Richmond and Williamsburg Branch Libraries both offer a […]



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