Announcing the winners of the Library’s 2022 Short Story Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 Short Story Contest hosted by the Clermont County Public Library.


DIY Genre Writing Prompt Folder

Create a writing prompt folder? It’s a pen, paper, ink and glue way to create your own extensive writing prompt.


Short Story Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Short Story Contest hosted by the Clermont County Public Library. We received 29 adult entries and 32 teen entries this year. We truly appreciate you sharing your stories! Short Story Contest Winners 2021 The first, second, and third place winners in both categories have been selected. Adult Winners […]


The Write Group for Writers

Join us online to discuss writing, share your stories, and take part in some fun and interactive writing activities during the Write Group.

By staffwriter | Writing

Creative writing prompts

With many of us limiting our time out of the house, I figured now would be an excellent time for writing prompts. If you’re stressed out or just bored, writing can help take your mind off of it. Here are some writing prompts to help get you through the month of March and into April.


Top Writing Tips to Beat Writer’s Block

Everyone is busy, especially at this time of year. Even so, try not to let your writing fall to the wayside. I say this because I’ve noticed that if I take a hiatus from writing, it’s harder to get back into the groove.


Flash Forward: Writing Short Fiction

Fall is in the air, the leaves are picturesque, and it is officially time to get back to work on writing. Summer vacations are over and it is the season of the Clermont County Public Library short story contest. Read about it here. Who has time to write a story? Anyone, especially if they write […]


Thanks for the Memories: November and Writing Memoirs

November, the month dedicated to family and being thankful, is also National Memoir Writing Month. During the holidays, remember your experiences and think about channeling them into a memoir. Even Non-Writers Have Memoirs You don’t consider yourself a writer? That doesn’t matter. A memoir can take on many different guises. You could write an informal […]