Universal Class: Novel Writing 101
From character and plot-conflict development to a unique style and specialized writing techniques, writing a novel--while not utterly impossible--requires a dedicated, disciplined approach.
KC Library card holders now have another way to get the latest news about what's happening in our world – without a paywall. Digital access to The New York Timesis now a part the Library's growing collection of free online resources.
Whether it's a sold-out arena concert featuring a big-name supergroup or a small, intimate show at a local dive bar, a live musical performance generates an inimitable song-listening energy. In celebration of good vibrations and the Library's music-centric 2018 Summer Reading program, Rock & Read, we've put together some note-worthy resources and recommendations and Library staffers' remembrances of their most magical concerts.
Marcos Balam toiled through two English for Citizenship courses – each taking 12 weeks – and multiple one-to-one meetings with citizenship interview practice tutors to prepare for his naturalization interview.
Just as there are different genres of books for every reader's taste and state of mind, music also matches all kinds of moods, and each individual has their own song preferences. Below are a couple music categories or scenarios; some of our Library staffers have opened up to tell us what tunes make them turn up the dial, shed a tear, or bust a move.
And whatever your bookish proclivities may be, you still have time to log your booksbefore the 2018 Summer Reading Program ends on July 31. Read and record five books, claim your Rock & Read prize!
The Veterans Writing Workshop is designed to help veterans, active military, and their family members develop writing and narrative skills that can empower them to tell their stories, whether they are true-life accounts or wholly original tales. Each of the sessions is free and conducted by professional writers and educators; they provide the same high level of instruction as a college or university writing course.