Shared by Tami Gosselin (fourth from right in group photo)
Write Like you Mean It is my favorite place in Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. This writing group meets every week on Thursday mornings in the Main Library on North Tryon Street. It is a safe place to practice the craft of writing, as well...
This summer, Matthews Library held its very first Flash Fiction Writing Contest for adults. With our wonderful panel of judges (all gifted writers themselves), the submissions were narrowed to three overall winners and two honorable mentions. All entries had to be under 1000 words, and we received...
In observance of National Poetry Month, Main Library hosted a Poetry Showcase on April 6th 2017.
There were laughter, tears, smiles and applause as members of the writing group Write Like You Mean It read their works aloud. In addition to original works, participants read poems by famous writers,...
To celebrate National Poetry Month, Library staff member Pam Turner came up with the idea to do a poet-in-residence program at Main Library. Her original concept was to have two poets spend an hour a day at an unused public service desk and write poetry on-demand for anyone who asked.
The Poet is...
Writers at Main Library were treated to an enticing series of special events and guest speakers hosted by the weekly writing group, Write Like You Mean It.
The festivities began with the second annual Poetry Showcase on April 14, 2018, providing a platform for our poets to share writing with an...
Write Like You Mean It, the weekly writing group at Main Library, recently hosted the Bittersweet Writing Competition. Entries were short fiction stories, 1000 words or less, on the theme “Bittersweet.”
The response was exciting. Judges were impressed by the quality of work and the variety of...
Title: Your next (or first) novel starts here
Getting into the independent publishing or self-publishing world can be intimidating. Some writers struggle with the internal conflict of loving their work but questioning its validity. With a growing indie author community and increased demand for...
What is National Novel Writing Month?
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a 30-day writing challenge with participants across the world. You can register here to track your word count and compete with friends to hit 50,000 words by November 30, 2019. NaNoWriMo a fun, seat-of-your-pants...