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    Giving the City Beautiful its Literary Due – Q&A with Nathan Holic

    This month, independent publisher Burrow Press will release what they are calling “the Great Orlando Novel” from local author Nathan Holic, Bright Lights, Medium-Sized City. “I think it’s important that Orlandoans can see their city in a book or movie or TV show,” Nathan told us. “That our stories — stories about real humans, with…

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  • NaNoWriMo Celebrates 20 Years & Countless Words

    NaNoWriMo Celebrates 20 Years & Countless Word

    National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short, is an international event for which over 300,000 writers attempt to write 50,000 words of a new novel in the month of November. The goal is to turn off the internal editor, which often slows writers down to a crawl, and get words on the page. As…

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    How to NaNoWriMo

    Have you ever looked at a book on our shelves and thought “I could write that?” Have you ever started writing and given up after a few pages? Congratulations, you’re like most writers! Writing a book is hard, but possible, as proven by the countless books published daily. But how do you get from page one…

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Memorial Day Closing

Orange County Library System will be closed Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. The library system will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 28. View a complete list of holiday closures >