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NaNoWriMo, all year long!

Are you working on a novel for NaNoWriMo? Carnegie-Stout has a table reserved for our local novelists with helpful books and tips!

NaNoWriMo, all year long!

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7 Ways to Expertly Edit Your Own Writing - Helping Writers Become Authors


Write hard and clear about what hurts. -Ernest Hemingway

THE HEMINGWAY 1: Typewriter quote on 5x7 cardstock

This secret applies to writing of all types.

The REAL Secret To Writing | Bestseller Labs

Elizabeth McCracken at the 2014 Story Prize Awards, 3/4/15

Last Night's Reading

Story Tropes Bingo for (Almost) Every Genre by Book Riot See the whole list:

Story Tropes Bingo for (Almost) Every Genre | Book Riot

"I love writing, I love the swirl and swing of the words as they tangle with human emotions." James Michener

BookFuel — It’s not just the story, it’s the placement of...


Goodreads Ask the Author - Writer's Block

Fall in love with yourself. Write your own story. Live forever.

SWriting is a solitary occupation

Writing a book? You can always ask Carnegie-Stout Public Library for help or support!

Junot Diaz, Professor of Writing Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2008

25 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Be A Fearless Writer

No one can stop you from being a writer.

Got a really weird research question for your novel? Ask a librarian! We respect your right to privacy.


A day will come when the story inside you want to breathe on it's own. That's when you'll start writing.

A Novel Idea: How to Make a Plot Board--it's super simple, it will keep your story organized, and I even made a video!

How to Make a Plot Board | Going Reno

Ernest Hemingway

Booked — This is going on my desktop.


Author, Jody Hedlund

So you think you’ve finished your book. Now what? Whatever its genre...

Top Five Editing Mistakes

Writing advice from Kameron Hurley: www.kameronhurley...

I Never Saved Anything for the Swim Back