Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a roundtable discussion with our guests around an engaging and interesting topic — Inspirational Christian Fiction Listen now, download the mp3, or subscribe to “Hush: a podcast from your library” through iTunes. Inspirational Fiction Our guest this episode is Deb Bryan, a Reader’s Advisor at the library who shares her […]
Find out what author Crystal K. Green learned about writing three dimensional characters, why this year’s premise is better than last year’s, and why she was disappointed after she finished reading the chapter before hers in this interview — then check out Crystal’s chapter in the community novel project – SpeakEasy.
SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a new Topeka author. In chapter 12, author Crystal K. Green takes Ronni, Pete and Julia back to the assisted living facility. They have to get past Ronni’s uncle, the police officers, and the facility staff just to get Julia home, and although everyone looks helpful it is impossible to know who they can trust.
An angry girl and a depressed boy, both sixteen, are sent to a therapeutic boarding school. This succinct description summarizes the book, but it does little to capture the complete JOY of this new story from authors Trish Cook and Brendan Halpin. If you like quirky teen characters with real honest emotions, this is the book for you.
MAKIN’ MOVES – Balance Your Life Saturday, July 13, 2013 – 9am–12pm Marvin Auditorium at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Wellness is not just about food and exercise. At this wellness conference, learn how to balance your life with intellectual and spiritual growth, healthy eating, and exercise. Make health connections during lectures and […]
Find out author Dennis E. Smirl’s greatest lesson he has learned about writing, and what connection mowing the lawn has to writing great fiction in this interview — then check out Dennis’s chapter in the community novel project – SpeakEasy.