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Your time to shine

Lit Up at the Library Roy Blount, Jr. is one of the country’s most distinguished men of letters. Add –ist to almost any form of writing, and he’s been there,

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Writing in the Garden of the Gods

*** CALENDAR ALERT ***SAVE THE DATE WRITING IN THE GARDEN OF THE GODS Field’s End Writers’ Conference 2008 WHO: This year’s line-up of authors and speakers includes: Roy Blount, Jr.

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Hooray!

Oh, fun! The Winter Lodge is up for a Reviewers Choice Award from RT Book Reviews. It’s up against some of the best books of 2007. I am in good company–every

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A star is born.

I have the best little writers’ group on the island and we’re celebrating the debut novel of one of our members. Suzanne Selfors is having a gala launch for her novel,

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Pop Quiz

A lot of you knew what yesterday’s list of phrases had in common–though not necessarily coined by Shakespeare, all of those phrases can be found in the Bard’s work. Take

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When life gives you lemons…

…Make LEMONADE CAKE.* I put two recipes on my web site this summer, along with the promo for my August book, Dockside: The small Catskills town of Avalon, New York, on

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Free books for the beach

Today’s the day! The wonderful folks at Bookreporter.com are giving away another crop of brand new, hot-off-the-presses books, and Dockside is one of them. You can’t beat that! Some of

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My kind of people

Book people. You know the type. They read. They remember, they have their favorites, they have a gift for matching up books and readers. They can tell you where they

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"She was my first read…"

Ask almost any avid romance reader which book got her hooked on the genre, and she’ll likely name a title by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss. For me, it was Shanna, which held

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