For Writers

Central Rappahannock Regional Library has many resources for our local writers, from research materials to how-to guides to get-togethers with other writers in our area.

Writer's Conference
Howell Branch, Saturday, November 3, 9:00-5:00


A day celebrating writers with informational workshops and panel discussion on marketing for all local authors or authors-to-be. Sign-ups for conference begin September 4. Sign up to receive weekly email writing tips and information on special writing events and library resources in the lead up to the conference. Topics of discussion include: The Art of Self-Editing, Inspiration, and Creativity, Navigating Research Roadblocks, and Writing for Children.

Featured speakers and panelists include:


Calling all young writers!

Riverside Young Writers Conference: Bring Your Thoughts to Life
Salem Church Branch, Saturday, November 3, 10:00-4:00

Guest speakers present various topics to help hone your craft and get your ideas to print. Grades 7 and up.


Local Author Visits

If you are a local author, please visit this page for more information about putting your book in our collection or to schedule visits at the branches.


Learn More About Your Craft

The books on these lists can help get you started on your novel’s journey.

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