CRRL Picks: Believe Write Share

Annotation:From June 1 to July 7 the library will be collecting your essays for our community project based on This I Believe. Learn how to share with us your short essay about a core value that guides your daily life.

Creative Journal Writing
Creative Journal Writing The Art and Heart of Reflection By Dowrick, Stephanie Book - 2009 808.06692 Do All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Inspirational guidelines, key principles, practical suggestions, and helpful hints for journal writing that can transform your life.

Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing
Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing By Fogarty, Mignon Book - 2008 808.042 Fo Available in some locations

Annotation:Written with wit, warmth, and accessibility by a popular podcaster, this book covers rules and word-choice guidelines that can confound even the best writers.

How to Not Write Bad
How to Not Write Bad The Most Common Writing Problems and the Best Ways to Avoid Them By Yagoda, Ben Book - 2013 808.042 Ya Available in some locations

Annotation:Offers a guide for crafting sentences and paragraphs that are both effective and interesting and that combine clarity with correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

How to Write
How to Write Advice and Reflections By Rhodes, Richard Book - 1995 808.02 Rh Available in some locations

Annotation:Uniquely fusing practical advice on writing with his own insights into the craft, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes constructs beautiful prose about the issues would-be writers are most afraid to articulate: How do I dare write? Where do I begin? What do I do with this story I have to tell that fills and breaks my heart?

How to Write Short
How to Write Short Word Craft for Fast Times By Clark, Roy Peter Book - 2013 808.042 Cl Available in some locations

Annotation:America's most influential writing teacher offers an engaging and practical guide to effective short-form writing, turning his attention to the art of painting a thousand pictures with just a few words.

Annotation:Visit This I Believe, Inc., founded in 2004 as an independent, not-for-profit organization that engages youth and adults from all walks of life in writing, sharing, and discussing brief essays about the core values that guide their daily lives. Find sample essays and guidelines on how to write your own.

This I Believe
This I Believe On Fatherhood Book - 2011 306.8742 Th Available in some locations

Annotation:From the popular NPR series This I Believe comes this touching and thought-provoking compilation of original essays on one of the most fundamental of human relationships-fatherhood.

This I Believe
This I Believe Life Lessons Book - 2011 170.44 Thi Available in some locations

Annotation:Inspiring life wisdom from people of all ages--based on the This I Believe radio program.

This I Believe
This I Believe On Love Book - 2011 177.7 Th Available in some locations

Annotation:This book brings together essays on love from ordinary people far and wide whose sentiments and stories will surprise, inspire, and move you.

This I Believe II
This I Believe II More Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women Book - 2008 170.44 Th Available in some locations

Annotation:Insightful observations in essays that compel readers to rethink not only how they arrive at their own personal beliefs but also how they share them with others.

This I Believe
This I Believe On Motherhood Book - 2012 306.8743 Th Available in some locations

Annotation:Offers a portrait of the diverse range of beliefs, experiences, and sentiments on motherhood.

This I Believe
This I Believe The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women Book - 2007 170.44 Th Available in some locations

Annotation:Essays exploring the personal beliefs of a diverse assortment of contributors, both famous and unknown, who reflect on their faith, the evolution of their beliefs, and how they express them.

Annotation:Our partner in presenting the Believe Write Share program at the Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Water Street Studio offers classes and workshops in writing.

Writing Life Stories
Writing Life Stories How to Make Memories Into Memoirs, Ideas Into Essays, and Life Into Literature By Roorbach, Bill Book - 2008 808.066 Ro Available in some locations

Annotation:A classic text offering innovative techniques that will trigger ideas for all writers. You'll discover how to turn your untold life stories into vivid personal essays.

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This summer, the library and Water Street Studio invite you to write and share an essay based on the popular This I Believe program. To help you craft a short, engaging essay on a core value that guides your daily life, check out the hints found in these resources.

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