Learn about writing from Local Author C. C. Hunter!

C. C. Hunter will also be giving away an Advance Reader Copy of her new book Midnight Hour!

ESL Writing Class

WritingThis Saturday, August 20th, from 11:00am- 12:00pm we will be starting our new ESL writing group. This class is for people who want to improve on their English writing skills. You must bring 1 page of written material on any topic to the class. This class is only intended for people whose first language isn't English. No registration is needed.

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Fanficiton Workshop

Have you been wearing yourself out catching them all? Why don't you write your adventure down at our Fanfiction Workshop Monday at 3 pm. All teens 10-18 are welcome and you do not have to be a Pokemon trainer to attend.


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Save the Date! Cypress Creek Book Festival

Come to the Cypress Creek Book Festival on Saturday, May 7 at 10:30 am. Our speaker is DiAnn Mills. She has written several bestselling books and she is a Christy Award winner.  Among her books are "Firewall", "Double Cross", and "Deadlock." We are fortunate to have her as our speaker for the Book Festival. She will be speaking on "Writing in the 21st Century." If you want to be a published author, come and hear her speak. If you love to read, find out how she creates her wonderful stories. Books will be available for purchase and signing. 

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Write Your Own Personal History


The importance of family legacy can never be overemphasized. Turn your family history into a variety of interesting stories ar our Write your Own Personal History workshop.  Jana McClain will be here to show us how it is done.  The program is 2PM, Wednesday, January 13.   Click to register or call 281-492-8592.

Writer's Workshop

Do you have a book just waiting to get out of you?  Come learn how to fulfill your dreams as a real published writer.  This Tuesday at 7 PM, Melanie Bragg, local author of Crosstown Park will be here to talk all about her process as a writer and to give tips to budding writers out there.  Then, Michael Saperstein, Multimedia Selection Librarian for Harris County Public Library will talk all about our eSelect collection and how to get your ebook into our collection.  Come join us for this very special program at the Maud Marks Library.

Writing Contest!

Calling all kids kindergarten through third grade! Enter your story for a chance to win a national contest and have your story published online at pbskids.org/read. If you or someone you know has a child that loves to write and has great stories to tell, have them pick up an application at High Meadows Library. The deadline to apply  is Monday, March 17, 2014. Also, please check out our events calendar to check out what else is going on at High Meadows. 

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Love Books? Why Not Write One?: National Novel Writing Month Countdown


Calling all teen writers! Want a way to smash writer's block and get your words out? Try writing your novel in a month! I know it sounds impossible, but people have been doing it every year in November since 1999 thanks to National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo) . Every year, teens all over the country spend the month of November simply writing. No editing allowed. Just writing. The website also has writing challenges, a message board,  and pep talks. The clock is ticking! Ready, Set, Write!

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