Toying with the Idea of Writing a Book

Toying with the Idea of Writing a Book?  A Good Editor Can Help

By Jeannie Eddy | July 31, 2018

Everybody has a story to tell.  Have you ever thought of writing your story?  That’s right – what about writing a book? Authoring a book can be a fun hobby or serious pursuit, but if you have a story to tell, maybe you should think about capturing it in a book.  The process can be lengthy, but once you’ve captured your story in writing, your book can find an audience if the story’s good. One of the most important things a writer needs to publish a book is a good editor, so your book can be the best it can…

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The Real Smart Card in Your Wallet

By Kristen Edens | June 20, 2018

When was the last time you visited your local public library?  Or checked out the bazillion digital resources that are available to you as a cardholder, 24/7, from anywhere in the world, simply by logging in from your personal computer?  If you believe that nothing exciting happens at your local public library, then get ready for a big surprise!  Today’s 21st century library is NOT your grandfather’s library. With the rapid growth of technology and digital applications, there is a popular misconception that the libraries we knew and loved as children have become obsolete.  In fact, quite the opposite is…