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Nov 02

BoW: First Words

Posted on November 2, 2016 at 9:57 AM by Lianne Flax

 firstwords    First Words
   edited by Paul Mandelbaum

   Format: ebook
   Find it on:
Enki Library, Total Boox, or Freading


November is National Novel Writing Month (aka Nanowrimo), during which writers challenge themselves to write a short novel during just this month! Learn more about the project here.

Most authors have been writing their entire lives.  In this collection, you'll find the youthful writings of twenty-two American writers, including:
  • Stephen King
  • Ursula Le Guin
  • Pat Conroy
  • Joyce Carol Oates
  • Michael Crichton
  • Margaret Atwood
  • John Updike
  • Madeline L'Engle.

Remember, Total Boox & Freading have unlimited copies, so there is never a holds list.  To learn to use any of these systems, please see the instructions off of the Digital Books main page.