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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.