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This is the Year You Write Your Novel December 28, 2016

Filed under: Uncategorized — Samantha Bryant @ 2:52 pm

I know I was in my own way, too. Treating it like a job might seem like it would take away the joy and feeling of play, but it didn’t for me. It just meant that I did it more often (eventually daily), and began to finish things.

Kate M. Colby

notebookIf you’re reading this, chances are you want to write a novel. Whether it’s a goal you’re actively working toward, a regular New Year’s resolution, or the biggest item on your bucket list, you’re in good company. Millions of people desire to tell their stories … and yet only a small percentage of them actually do. Whatever the reason — fear, procrastination, lack of inspiration — most novels die unfinished in the minds and hard drives of aspiring authors like you.

I’ll say it again: you’re not alone. I’ve been there, too.

Ever since I learned to write, I wanted to be a storyteller. In second grade, I realized that I could write books for a living when I grew up, and from that moment on, I knew what I wanted to do with my life. However, even with my career goal set, it took me years to write my…

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Annual Meeting: December 3, 2016 December 3, 2016

Filed under: Uncategorized — Samantha Bryant @ 8:05 pm

I had such a great time at this event. Both Lee and Jeremy were fabulous, witty, and charming. The food made me feel really spoiled. And now I get to be on the board, too. Awesomesauce!

Friends of the Orange County Public Library

Friends of the Orange County Public Library hosts their annual meeting on Saturday, December 3, 2017, from 10am-12 noon. The meeting will be held in the main branch of the Orange County Public Library in Hillsborough.

Featured speakers will be:

  • Julie Cusatis, emcee
  • Jeremy Hawkins, author of The Last Days of Video
  • Lee Smith, author of Dimestore: A Writer’s Life

Open to the public. A free catered brunch will be provided.


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