writing

"Let's Be Friends" Event at the Houston Holocaust Museum

The Friends of The Boniuk Library at the Houston Holocaust Museum are hosting a family friendly event Saturday, December 3rd, from 10am-12:00pm.  "Let's Be Friends" will include a children's story time about friendship, face painting, crafts and then a writer's workshop provided by Writers in Schools.  

While "Let's Be Friends" is free and open to the public, space is limited. Please register online at www.hmh.org/registerevent.aspx.  

For more information, contact Maria Harris at  library@hmh.org or 713-942-8000 ext 110.

 

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. 

Picture provided by pbskids.org

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!

Inviting All Writers

WritingAre you interested in writing a book?  Have you written a book and want to help others?  Got a leaning toward reaching the Spanish-speaking population?  Drop by our Hispanic Writers Group on Wednesday, 9/29 at 6:00pm.

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