Tuesday, October 30, 2012

52 Ways to Use Your Library Card: Week Nine

Week Nine: Get Your Work Published
Do you like to write and want to get your work published? Or do you have ideas you want to put on paper? If so, this is an opportunity to take advantage of free resources and programs at the library. 

How to Get Your Writing Published

This Thursday at 1:00 p.m., the Main library will be having Cheryl Pallant, writing coach, journalist, poet and nonfiction writer and professor. She will provide steps on how to get your work from idea to print or electronic publication.

More information about Ms.Pallant can be found at her website: http://cherylpallant.com/

Finding books for writers in the Library's Collection

The library's collection is a great "free" source for those who are interested in writing and getting their work published. Here are some books to name a few.

This Year You Write Your Novel by Walter Mosley

The ASJA guide to freelance writing : a professional guide to the business, for nonfiction writers of all experience levels by Timothy Harper, editor

The Marshall Plan for Getting Your Novel Published by Evan Marshall

The elements of story : field notes on nonfiction writing by Francis Flaherty

Writing the Breakout Novel by Donald Maass

For Young Writers

Just Write: Here's How! by Walter Dean Myers

Spilling ink : a young writer's handbook by Anne Mazer

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