NaNoWriMo Success Stories

"NaNoWriMo is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing" says the group's website, encouraging people worldwide to set aside the month of November to write the first draft of a novel. Every year, people do! In 2017, more than 400,000 writers reported success in reaching the 50,000-word goal.  Many of these efforts are just for practice.  Some…
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What would Bigfoot read?

In this ongoing series of posts, I've made reading recommendations for all kinds of fictional characters, from Walt Longmire to Bilbo Baggins.  Today, a library patron asked what I would recommend for extremely fictional characters like Bigfoot. Bigfoot, also known as Sasquatch, is a cryptid--an animal that is generally regarded as imaginary.  Since Bigfoot probably doesn't exist…
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What Would Bilbo Baggins Read?

Bilbo Baggins, the lead character in J.R.R. Tolkien's classic book may hate broken plates, but he definitely loves books. Here's what I would recommend if Bilbo ever came to my library looking for a stack. The Hobbit, Or, There and Back Again Hobbits are famous for their love of meals--plenty and often--so Bilbo would definitely…
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