writing

Tips On Coping With Sad News
Monday's usually a day for us to talk about our great weekends at the Jersey Shore.  But today, we're all feeling the sadness that came with the news of Christina Grimmie's murder and the terror attack in Orlando.  I feel like I'm in a bit of a funk and I'm guessin…
Author Amy Stewart Is Coming To Toms River
 
New York Times best-selling author Amy Stewart is coming to the Ocean County Library. Ms. Stewart will visit the Toms River branch, 101 Washington St., with a reading and book signing 7 pm on Thursday, September 10th
Amy Stewart introduces people to one of America’s first female deputy sheriffs in h…
Henry Hodges Needs a Friend
From the author of "The Kid Who Changed the World" this hilarious rhyming story, complete with charming art, offers comfort to children who often feel left out or are in need of a good friend
 
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How Does The Internet Change People?
If you were with a group of people and someone was telling a story that didn't particularly interest you, would you pipe up in the middle of the conversation and say, "who cares!"? Probably not. So why do some people feel like that's ok to do online?
What Are Your Favorite Quotes?
Sometimes, something that someone says has a profound impact on you. Maybe it's a song lyric, a passage from a book, or something that someone just said off the cuff without meaning to make a thoughtful statement. There are a lot of great quotes out there.
Is Cursive Writing a Dying Art?
When I was first learning to write as a kid, classrooms all had two charts above the chalkboard - one of each capital and lowercase letter in the alphabet, and another of the same, but in cursive script. But now that laptops, smartphones, and tablets are nearly ubiquitous, cursive may be a thing of …
The Grateful Journal
Wondering what it is?  If you're a fan of "Oprah", several years ago she told her audience to write a "Grateful Journal."  And last night she interviewed Lady Gaga and Gaga pulled out her Grateful Journal.