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Fascinated with the Writer’s Desk

You can tell a lot about a writer from where he or she works. Writers’ desks and offices always have fascinated me. The same goes for their work habits. I’ve read that Charles Dickens wrote in a chair in the … Continue reading

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Takeaways from the Bay to Ocean Writers’ Conference

On a crisp winter’s day, writers from across the region gathered at Chesapeake College in Wye Mills for the 18th annual Bay to Ocean Writers Conference, organized by the Eastern Shore Writers Associaton. Days and weeks after the end of … Continue reading

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Eastern Shore Writers to offer $1,000 book prize

The Eastern Shore Writers Association announces that it will award a $1000 prize for the best book written by a Delmarva writer in 2015. The award is open to all categories and genre of books including fiction, non-fiction and poetry. … Continue reading

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Giving in to the siren song of researching a novel

One of my favorite aspects of writing is actually reading about the time period in which a story is set. By reading I mean “research” or learning as much as I can about whatever I happen to be writing about. … Continue reading

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Where do writers get their ideas?

Someone asked me the other day where writers get their ideas. That’s a popular question, and one I have the hardest time answering because ideas come from everywhere at once and nowhere in particular! It’s kind of a lame answer … Continue reading

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Writing goals for the year ahead

I’m a bit late this year with my New Year’s writing goals (let’s not call them “resolutions”) but considering that we’re still in the first chapter of 2014, here goes: — First and foremost I’m starting a new full time … Continue reading

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