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"Man Writing" by Linda Bartlett [public domain]

Richland Library to Host First Local Author Showcase!

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, along with local publishers.

There will be fiction and nonfiction books for children, teens, and adults. Detective mysteries and inspirational books. Books about homeschooling, cooking, and African American inventors. Literary fiction, historical fiction, and urban fiction. Poetry, travel, and humor. There is something for everyone!

Don't miss this opportunity to meet these local authors, discover fabulous new books, and stock up on holiday gifts while supporting your talented neighbors.

Local Author Showcase

Saturday, December 7th

1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Richland Library Main

We have reached capacity and are unable to accept additional author participants for this year's showcase, but if you send an email to sgough@richlandlibrary.com, we will make sure you are on the contact list for next year's event, which is scheduled for Saturday, December 13th, 2014.

Did you know we have a special Local Author Collection at Richland Library Main? Stop by any time to browse through these locally-created works and find out how you can submit your book to this collection.

Are you an aspiring writer? Check out the great resources below.


The Right to Write by Julia Cameron
Amazon Says: What if everything we have been taught about learning to write were wrong? In The Right to Write, Julia Cameron's most revolutionary book, the author of such national bestsell more...
Amazon Says: What if everything we have been taught about learning to write were wrong? In The Right to Write, Julia Cameron's most revolutionary book, the author of such national bestsellers as The Artist's Way and The Vein of Gold asserts that conventional writing wisdom would have you believe in a doctrine that is false and that stifles creativity. "It is human nature to write!" Cameron declares as she systematically dismantles the mythology surrounding the writing life in our culture. Instead of driving people away from what they desire most, she reveals the secrets of breaking loose from the grip of established thought processes. She illustrates how to unleash within each of us a wave of creativity striving to express itself. With the techniques and illustrative stories in The Right to Write, readers are shown how to make writing a natural, intensely personal part of life. Cameron's instruction and examples include the details of her very own writing processes while creating her own bestselling books. Cameron's tools make writing a playful and practical as well as profound experience. For those jumping into the writing life for the first time and for those already living it, the art of writing will never be the same after reading The Right to Write. It is a provocative, thoughtful, and exciting book that readers will return to again and again, as they bear witness to the sheer unadulterated joy of putting words to the page. less...
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