Eva Perry Writer’s Workshop with David Gill

October 19, 2012

Author David Gill be visiting the Eva Perry Library on Thursday, October 25, 2012, to do a writing workshop for teens in grades 6-12 at 7 p.m.  David Gill is the author of Soul EnchiladaBlack Hole Sun, and his most recent title, Invisible Sun.  If you are interested in participating in National Novel Writing Month (Nanowrimo) or just like to write and want some great practical tips on bringing your ideas to life, David Gill is a great resource.  He has done writing workshops for the library system before, and there are always well thought out.  Teen writers leave with very practical tips on how to move ideas from your mind onto paper.

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NaNoWriMo-cool things & write-in?

November 10, 2009

Are you stumped? Can’t force yourself to write, or perhaps you want to meet up with some like minded people? Look no further, I have a few words of wisdom for those brave people that are taking down the dragon called National Novel Writing Month. Read the rest of this entry »


National Novel Writing Month

November 4, 2009

Yes, it’s national novel writing month. The month of November is reserved for this epic adventure of writing a 50,000 word novel in only 30 days. Many writers get together to collaborate and write during this month. The goal for each day averages around 1,700 words. Read the rest of this entry »


Writer Alert!

October 7, 2009

smallsplatTeen author Beth Kephart is the Author-in-Residence on readergirlz.com, so she is doing some cool writing exercises for teen authors. Click here to check out her writing exercise (and contest!). It’s great inspiration!

logoNational Novel Writing Month is coming soon…write 50,000 word novel to celebrate and express your creativity! Quantity, not quality is the goal. Here’s  a little more:

“It is a fun, seat-of-your-pants novel writing event where the challenge is to write an entire novel in just 30 days. That means participants begin writing November 1 and must finish by midnight, November 30. The word-count goal for our adult program is 50,000 words, but our Young Writers Program allows participants who are 17 years old and younger to set reasonable, yet challenging, word-count goals.”


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