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Since 1887 The Writer has provided the motivation, writing techniques, expert tips and compelling author insights that turn good writing into great writing. We’ll help you become a better writer, find markets for your work,... More 
For more than twenty years, Poets & Writers Magazine has been a trusted companion to writers who take their vocation seriously. Within its pages, our readers find provocative essays on the literary life, practical guidance for... More 
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We are so lucky to have an incredibly gifted and accomplished pool of writers right here in our community, from the burgeoning self-starters to the well-established and prestigious award-winning. Come meet and mingle with more than 60 diverse and talented local authors who will be signing and selling their books... More 
Diana K. -

One Book, One Columbia 2014: Title Reveal Reception

During the month of February 2014, our whole community will be reading and talking about the same book through our One Book, One Columbia project. Would you like to be one of the first to know the... More 
Chantal W. -

Happy Birthday, Charles Schulz!

One of my favorite comics has always been Peanuts featuring such favorite characters as Snoopy, Woodstock, Charlie Brown, Sally, Lucy, Linus, Peppermint Patty and Marcie, just to name a... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: November 13, 2013

Boycott Over!      1956 - The Montgomery Bus Boycott comes to an end when the Supreme Court declares that Alabama laws requiring segregated buses to be illegal.  The boycott began on... More 
Sarah G. -
Losing a parent is devastating, whether you are 7 years old or 70. When Richland County Councilman Torrey Rush lost his father in 1999, he tried to suppress his grief and emotions until he realized how that could affect his own children. His book, Tears of a Lonely Son: My Journey to Emotional Healing,... More 
Ron S. -

Today in History with a Twist: September 30, 2013

Peace In Our Time!      1938 - At 2:00 am (never make a decision when you are tired), Britain, France, Germany and Italy sign the Munich Agreement, allowing Germany to occupy the... More 
Melanie G. -

Where to Start with Stephen King

Trying to figure out which Stephen King book to read is daunting even for a lifelong fan. In honor of his new book, Doctor Sleep, which comes out today, here’s a very abbreviated guide... More 
Ron S. -

Today in History with a Twist: September 24, 2013

King Crowned, Emperor Next?      768 - Charlemagne gets crowned King of the Franks.  Would eventually rise to become the first Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.  Too bad he had three sons... More 


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