Aspiring authors can have a chance to work with an editor and have a book published digitally if they sign up for a free Henderson Libraries program set to start in January.
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Your dad says his team is doing well this year. Mom's happy, too.
Paul Mattingly performs and teaches comedy improv acting, riffs on geek culture as part of the cast of the online program "The Ugly Couch Show," and for close to a decade, he made a living as a Klingon at "Star Trek: The Experience."
Henderson Libraries are sponsoring a creative writing and cover art contest for Clark County writers and artists 18 or older.
Grandma is the best cook ever! She's second only to Mom, who makes your favorite foods every day.
Michael D. Mercurio writes from experience in "A Charleston Yankee." The novel follows Marine Mike Romano into civilian life as an insurance salesman in Charleston, S.C.
"Pete the Cat" author and musician Eric Litwin is set to bring his musical stories to several local libraries in November.
After bedtime stories, Henderson resident April Awalt always told her son, Christopher, that she loved him to the moon and back. One night, he countered with "Mommy, I love you to the sun and back because it is farther."
Local author and College of Southern Nevada professor Laura McBride is set to talk about her novel "We Are Called to Rise" from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 14 at the Paseo Verde Library.
At the beginning of the Civil War, many freedmen and recent-runaway slaves tried to enlist in the Army to fight for the North. There were laws against that kind of thing then, but after the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, the Union Army was open to former slaves.
When Troy Little took on the task of creating a graphic novel adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's "Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream," he was taking on not just a classic, but a favorite book by one of his favorite authors.
Perhaps no other novel is so deeply associated with Las Vegas than Hunter S. Thompson's "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," which captures the city viewed through incensed sensibilities and lots of drugs, illustrated by Ralph Steadman.
Writer and director of UNLV's Center for Gaming Research, David Schwartz,plans to discuss the life of Kirk Kerkorian at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Clark County Library.
"Use your head!" That's what your parents, grandparents, even your teacher says all the time.
Sun City Anthem author MaryAnn Unger's novel "Bits and Pieces" mixes murder, mystery, forensics and a touch of the supernatural in what many may see as an unlikely place: Henderson.
Boom, smack, kapow — the 14th annual Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival is set for 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road.
There's a little jingle in your pocket, and you can't wait to spend it. So what will you buy? Will you purchase candy or a toy?
Obtaining a work visa and a job in Italy seemed almost impossible to Las Vegas resident Karen Haid until a small private school in Calabria hired her on.
The Writer's Block plans to welcome National Novel Writing Month participants for NaNoWriMo Write-Ins from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sundays in November.
Alexander Dawson School has some budding authors in its sixth-grade class. They even got special instruction under the tutelage of visiting author Brian Falkner.
When Nancy Nelson was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease in 2013, she reacted by getting her affairs in order and then writing a book.
Science is an interesting thing. It can tell you why the sky is blue and your cat isn't; why you kinda resemble your great-grandpa, if you squint; and when's the best time to go moon watching.
Karen Cerio shares her appreciation and love for family, friends and "our Lord Jesus" in "Life's Dusty Roads," a book of reflective, personal poetry.
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