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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Jan
07

Short Stories to Inspire Your Inner Writer

As someone who has written short stories and attended short story workshops, I know how challenging writing a successful story can be when you have limited space. With several short stories and collections available in your library’s collection, we have plenty of inspiration!

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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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Mar
20

Influential Women Authors of the Past

March is National Women’s History month which was created to remember extraordinary women and especially those who have gone unsung. Although it is toward the end of March, I believe that female authors ought to be celebrated year round. I have tried to select a variety of historical authors who have contributed something unique to […]

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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 […]

By Laura | Writing
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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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Mar
23

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 […]

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Dec
11

2015 Short Story Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Short Story Contest hosted by the Clermont County Public Library. We have a first-place and second-place winner in both the adult and teen categories. The winners were chosen from 66 entries sent by adults and 58 submitted by teens. Teens winners: First-place – Sophie Dragoo Second-place – Brieanna […]

By Laura | Writing
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