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December 4th, 2019: Local Author Fair in Oregon Is Happening This Sunday ... More Nobel Literature Prize Turmoil ... Harpswell Photographs Are Here for the Holidays

Writing From Life

Memoir has been the next new thing for at least twenty years, gobbling up the pie-share of sales that used to go to literary fiction. Speculation abounds as to the reason for the shift. Compared to a literary novel riddled…

Fits and Starts

Why are beginnings so tough? Something stirs in your imagination, a bright idea that while you are speeding on the freeway and begs to be expressed in words. You want to get it down in writing; indeed you won't know…

All Parts of Speech Not Created Equal

We learned in elementary school to build sentences out of five different types of words. Verbs generate action; nouns flesh them out, providing the verb’s energy with mass and shape. Adjectives further define nouns; adverbs do the same for verbs,…