It is almost the end of another NaNoWriMo but for those writers amongst you who have chosen this year as your first time to participate in it, hopefully it will be just the beginning of a long lasting hobby or career in writing. To help spur you on beyond November here are a small selection … More Writers: their havens and routines
We are nearing the end of what has become a global annual event for creative writers everywhere! NaNoWriMo (National November Writing Month) first began 18 years ago in July 1999 when freelance writer Chris Baty originated the project in San Francisco with a mere 21 participants. By the following year the project had gained a website and had been … More 5 Top Writing Tips! (NaNoWriMo)
On Friday 3rd November ’17 the Library held a Fairtrade Bake Sale to raise money for Helping Hooves and awareness about Fairtrade… All the cakes, brownies, and biscuits were baked using Fairtrade ingredients, and we handed out awareness-raising leaflets and ‘I choose Fairtrade!’ stickers, to encourage staff and students to consider buying Fairtrade and making … More Fairtrade Bake Sale for Helping Hooves!
Chelsea, one of our interns, shares her experiences… Every year, throughout the month of November, a non-profit organisation by the name of ‘NaNoWriMo’ hosts a global online writing event; an event which has seen the publication of hundreds of novel as an outcome! National Novel Writing Month – aka. NaNoWriMo – encourages budding writers to … More NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month!
Happy World Poetry Day! Here is a selection of some of our favourite poets to celebrate this wonderful day which encourages people to read and write more poetry! Who’s your favourite poet? What’s your favourite poem? Tweet us @uniwinlibrary and let us know! Roger McGough “The Head popped a head round the doorway to see … More Our Favourite Poets – World Poetry Day
8th March marks International Women’s Day and this year’s theme is “be bold for change”. These women listed here are women who all had different values, beliefs, and experiences but, in spite of oppression, all strove in different ways to make vital change in their time and world. Explore our books in the library and … More International Women’s Day #BeBoldForChange
Here’s a collection of our very own ‘book faces’, posted each week on #bookfacefriday! We take and edit each photo ourselves with books from The Martial Rose Library 🙂 Make sure you’re following us on instagram (@uniwinlibrary) to stay updated with new pictures and posts! Tweet us and tell us your favourite!
It’s that time of year again: exams, assignments and generally stressing out a bit… But do not fear, the Library Motivation Station is here! Here is a way to both encourage and be encouraged with inspirational messages and exam top tips. So come on down to the Library and share a post-it note infused with positivity! Simply … More The Library Motivation Station!