Ben Filla wrote the winning entry for our short story contest. This is his story, “Bobby Darin, Take Me Home”. Congratulations, Ben! Frank Meeks was old. At ninety, he’d outlived all of his friends, and sadly, even his wife. All … Continue reading →
Ahhh the flannel shirt….it is the iconic look of the angst ridden youth of the nineties, a time when rebellion meant looking like a lumber jack fresh out of bed. It was easy. It went great with a pair of … Continue reading →
Our Best Bites by Sara Wells & Kate Jones is the first cookbook by this popular blogging duo. Meeting my number one requirement for cookbooks, this one features great photos of every dish. Recipes are clearly written and offer brief … Continue reading...
Prompts for the week of December 6th, 2012 Prompt This is the scene. There are three women in a beauty parlor. Linda is the hairdresser. Mary Sue is the customer she is working on, and Mrs. Markem is an elderly … Continue reading →
The next meeting of the Amelia Writer’s Group will be on December 11th at 6:00 p.m. During the November meeting Brooks Rexroat talked about writing motivation and inspiration. You can see his presentation on his website - http://brooksrexroat.com/ under...
Wouldn’t it be nice to browse the library’s bookshelves from home, maybe in your jammies, drinking a cup of coffee? You can have that experience by subscribing to our NextReads eNewsletters, a free service that delivers book lists on a … Continue reading...
Yann Martel’s Life of Pi spent 57 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list after its publication in 2001. More than a decade later, a film version of the novel opens in theaters on Nov. 21, capturing on the … Continue reading →
Our teens participated in a contest to write a group story. They started with the classic line “It was a dark and stormy night…” and this is the result. It was a dark and stormy night… Nora was told to … Continue reading →
Does anybody use a dictionary anymore? I mean the book, where you have to open the pages and have some semblance of the alphabetical order and maybe a slight grasp of how to spell the word you are looking up. … Continue reading →
Williamsburg Creative Writing Group Prompts for the week of November 15th, 2012 Prompt Are you ready for Turkey Day? I have a lot to be thankful for. Here are your Thanksgiving Day prompts for the Thursday before the big day. … Continue reading →