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Why a Book "Study" not Book "Club?"

Posted by Amanda Ramsay on

Why a Book "Study" not Book "Club?"

  I've gotten this question the most as I've been putting up posters around town and dropping off event postcards. Why are you calling it a book study? It's a book study because this will be the first in a monthly series of book studies that may deal with topics that may be emotional or personally affecting. If this is the case, sometimes reading a book alone can feel intimidating. I understand this feeling. I've often looked at books and longed to read them but been scared about my mental health afterward. I can be a bit sensitive. Things I...

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Participating in NaNoWriMo 2020

Posted by Amanda Ramsay on

FB header for NaNoWriMo2020 by Amanda Ramsay   What is NaNoWriMo you ask?   Well thanks for asking!   NaNoWriMo started over a decade ago and it stands for National Novel Writing Month. It is a single intensive month devoted to either a crazy untenable writing routine, or - it typically results in the euphoric realization that anyone can write, (including you) you just have to keep it regular.   Regardless if you're fresh meat or you've done NaNoWriMo for years, the community online is welcoming and there are often events near your community if not at your own library....

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