17 Apr, 2024

Plano Reads: Writers on Writing

In recognition of November’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), we offer these books on writing and the writing process. “National Novel Writing Month began in 1999 as a daunting but straightforward challenge: to write 50,000 words of a novel in thirty days. Now, each year on November 1, hundreds of thousands of people around the […]

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Plano Library Speaks: Writing Working & Other Literary Pursuits

https://traffic.libsyn.com/planolibrary/PLSpeaks15.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download In episode 15 of the Plano Library Speaks podcast, we talk with Library Services Representative Evan Gan about the newest literary program at Plano Public Library: The Writer’s Block. Evan was on episode six of the podcast, where he spoke about writing programs he has worked on […]

1 min read

Memoir Writing Starter Kit

Everyone has a story. Share yours by using materials, resources and programming from Plano Public Library. Plano Public Library offers everything you need to learn a new skill, develop a new hobby, and pursue a new career. This month’s Starter Kit is all about writing your memoir. Recording your life story is a creative exercise […]

9 mins read

Plano Library Speaks: Podcast Episode #6

https://traffic.libsyn.com/planolibrary/PLSpeaks6_mixdown.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Welcome to Plano Library Speaks, the podcast of Plano Public Library! In this episode, your hosts, Rachel and Bob chat with library staff about a variety of topics, including using littleBits to make fun circuits, maintaining and upgrading professional skills and more. See our show notes below for […]

5 mins read

Plano Writes: The Final Draft

November is National Novel Writing Month! Prepare for your next steps with Plano Public Library’s classes and resources. Join us at Schimelpfenig Library for The Write Workshop on Saturdays throughout November 2021 for ideas and inspiration. These four workshops will help you improve your story by creating well-rounded characters and putting them in engaging conflicts. […]

7 mins read

Plano Writes: Giant Footsteps

November is National Novel Writing Month! Take advantage of Plano Public Library’s programs and resources to take your novel to the next level. Join us at Schimelpfenig Library for The Write Workshop on Saturdays throughout November 2021 for ideas and inspiration. Presented by a published author, these four workshops will help you improve your story […]

9 mins read

Plano Writes: Technically, Literally

November is National Novel Writing Month! Challenge yourself to craft exciting dialogue, interesting prose and unique characters. Join us at Schimelpfenig Library for The Write Workshop on Saturdays throughout November 2021 for ideas and inspiration. Presented by a published author, these four workshops will help you improve your story by creating well-rounded characters and putting […]

10 mins read

Plano Writes: Finding Your Voice

November is National Novel Writing Month! Embark on a literary journey of self-discovery with Plano Public Library. Join us at Schimelpfenig Library for The Write Workshop on Saturdays throughout November 2021 for ideas and inspiration. Presented by a published author, these four workshops will help you improve your story by creating well-rounded characters and putting […]

8 mins read