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TECH: FREE Movies from Your Public Library!

TECH: FREE Movies from Your Public Library!

Last week, I reviewed the App called Libby. This week: Kanopy! Last week, I reviewed the App called Libby. It's a great way to check out free books from your public library to read on your iPad, tablet or e-reader. Even though my first love is reading a book, my very...

TECH: Checking Out Digital Books from the Library!

TECH: Checking Out Digital Books from the Library!

Reviewing the Libby App for your iPad and Other Tablets I LOVE the convenience of reading books on my iPad. Now, I have purchased several books and audiobooks through Apple's iBooks and Amazon's Kindle — but did you know you can check out books, magazines, and...

INSPIRATION: Taking Your Book From Dream To Reality!

INSPIRATION: Taking Your Book From Dream To Reality!

Publisher and Author, Melanie Houston, talks about her journey. It's not easy getting a book published, there are unexpected challenges and surprising blessings along the way. In an LKNConnect video interview, Melanie Houston, publisher and author of My Afrikah Hair,...

HIDDEN TREASURE: Paige Turner Books

HIDDEN TREASURE: Paige Turner Books

Adorable Children’s Clothing + a Good Selection of Books = a Fabulous “Hidden Treasure” in Mooresville   How does a parent get a child to read? Does your child enjoy reading? Do you enjoy a good book? Do you want to instill a love of reading in your child? If the...

WRITING: The Best Recipe for a Great Article

WRITING: The Best Recipe for a Great Article

In my last article I gave you techniques for writing a short article (under 500 words) in WRITING: Online Magazines. This time I want to give you step-by-step examples using a published article of mine.   How do you pick your topic? Some topics are easy — you...

WRITING: Online Magazines

WRITING: Online Magazines

Read the magazine first! Know your audience. If you want to write for an online magazine, you should read it! Reading rather than skimming a variety of its articles and features will give you a good feel for the tone of the magazine. Is it upbeat? Quirky? Traditional?...

CAIN CENTER: Founder’s Society

CAIN CENTER: Founder’s Society

Have you ever been part of something from the very beginning? Part of the initial drive and base in which successes and dreams were built upon? Cain Center for the Arts is going to completely change how we experience our lives here in the Lake Norman (LKN) region. Not...

NEW FICTION: He Collects Them

NEW FICTION: He Collects Them

He Collects Them is a new short story by one of the authors in the Mooresville Writers' Group. The group meets once a month online to practice the joy of writing through the use of prompts like the phrase "he collects them." To join the group, contact Megan Mosher at...

What the Library Means to Me

What the Library Means to Me

Remembering My father-in-law, who grew up in the country during the 1930’s, remembers when his aunt’s house served as a lending library. He and his neighbors could check out any of the 24 books Aunt Flora Mae had on hand. After the day’s chores in the fields, it was...