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New Stuff Tuesday – December 3, 2019

Semicolon: The Past, Present, and Future of a Misunderstood Mark by Cecelia Watson New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor PE1450 .W38 2019 The semicolon?! Perhaps you are thinking it was a slow day at the New Arrivals Island. That the selections … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — April 5, 2016

Syllabus: Notes from an Accidental Professor by Lynda Barry PN6727.B36 S95 2015 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Lynda Barry, an award-winning cartoonist, also teaches courses on writing, drawing, and creativity at UW-Madison. This illustrated notebook recounts her thoughts, assignments, syllabus, and … Continue reading

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Juan Felipe Herrera

Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has announced that in the fall, Juan Felipe Herrera will serve as the 21st Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2015-2016. He will be the first Hispanic poet to serve. Read more about him … Continue reading

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T3: Digital Writing Month

Have you heard that November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)? If you want to participate in a collaborative, tech-focused writing project check out this Digital Writing Month (DigiWriMo) project: the Digital Writing Makerthon.  The Digital Writing Makerthon, sponsored by … Continue reading

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T3: Save Time with Text Expansion

Do you ever find yourself typing out the same word, phrase, or even a whole email message over and over? Text expansion software saves you time by expanding a snippet of text into the full word or phrase—think of the … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – October 16

The College Student’s Guide to Writing a Great Research Paper: 101 Easy Tips & Tricks to Make Your Work Stand Out by Erika Eby PE1408 .E296 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Things are picking up with the semester, and the … Continue reading

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Writing as Recovery talk July 17

Erv Barnes will discuss “Writing as Recovery” in the Dwight Foster Public Library‘s Community Room (Fort Atkinson, 209 Merchants Ave.) at 7pm On Tuesday, July 17th. Dr. Barnes, a Vietnam vet and graduate of Fort Atkinson High School, now lives … Continue reading

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JA Konrath @UWW Tues, 10/14

Joseph Andrew Konrath, author of the Jacqueline “Jack” Daniels mystery series, will discuss writing, publishing, and his controversial marketing techniques on Tues., Oct. 14th, at 4:30 pm in the University Library’s 3rd-floor “Blue” lounge. Refreshments will be available. Konrath maintains … Continue reading

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