Von's View - Random Book Reviews

This book is about two American young men, Travis Manion and Brendan Looney, who find themselves caught up in the chaos of the world after 9/11. One became an officer of Marines and the other a Navy SEAL. They became friends at The Naval Academy and continued....read more 

Writing Groups

At Camp Verde Community Library

Tuesday, November 13th - Open Book Book Club 10a-noon
A book club for readers sharing with readers. Come and tell other readers about books you’ve read. Continues the 2nd Tuesday of the Month.

Tuesday, December 11th - Open Book Club Special Group Read/Party 10a-noon
We will discuss one book. If you don’t have a copy of Nine Days by Minera Koenig, there are copies in Alice’s office.



Monday, November 19th – Writing for Fun & More 10a-noon
Special Guest Ann Metlay, Tips for writing memories!

Monday, December. 17th Writing for Fun & More 10a-noon
Come and share your writing. All forms: short stories, essays, memoir, poetry – all welcome. Bring writing to share. Meet other writers.


2018 Cottonwood Book Fair

Saturday, November 10th  from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cottonwood Community Clubhouse during the Walkin’ on Main event in Old Town Cottonwood.

On Friday November 9th, selected authors will offer readings at the Cottonwood Public Library. John Jenkins is scheduled for 1:30. Come to hear John. You won’t be disappointed.


At Cottonwood Public Library

  • Writing for Fun Tuesdays - 9:00a to 10:30a
  • Creative Writing Tuesdays - 10:45a - 12:30p

Professional Writers of Prescott

Professional Writers of Prescott November meeting will be on the 27th at the Prescott Library at 6 pm in the Founders Suite. Guest speaker Kristen Kauffman. When it comes to the Art of Writing, Kristen is a marvelous and knowledgeable speaker.

Our December meeting will be held on December 18, the third Tuesday of the month because the 4th Tuesday of December is Christmas Day.  At our Christmas/Holiday meeting, we will have an open "Mike" for our members to read a short Christmas/Holiday Story or a Short Christmas/Holiday Poem. Remember the old adage, "Anyone can write a long story. However, it takes time, effort, and a good writer to write a short one."

PWP monthly meetings are held at the Prescott Library on Goodwin Street on the 4th Tuesday of every month from 6 p.m. until 7:45 p.m. in the Founders Suite on the Library’s 1st floor. SATURDAY WORKSHOPS - free to PWP members

Children’s Author Group Contact Pat Frayne at (928) 713-6679 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Carol Levin’s Monthly Writing Workshops at the Prescott Public Library. Register at prescottlibrary.info or call (928) 777-1526.

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Amber Polo, Camp Verde Library Volunteer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.