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Are Ghosts Real?

There were only six of us sitting around the table at Books on Broad, a local bookstore, this morning. Four people had submitted work to be critiqued, and I erroneously assumed we would wrap up in two hours. 648 more words


5 Reasons to Attend a Writers Conference

Posted on Tuesday, April 17, 2018

by Jill Printzenhoff

A few Saturdays ago I attended a one-day writers conference—The Super Saturday Seminar—held in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. In all honesty, due to personal scheduling conflicts I had not planned to attend . 546 more words

Anecdotes From Along Life's Road

Like Superman

I’m seated at the old computer table, listening to second-graders read. Poetry conferences, we’re having. Revisions and final edits before their teacher sends everything off to publish a class book of poems. 648 more words

Fran Haley


Facebook – General

Why is it you never have as much time as you’d like for reading and/or writing? Time flies when I write, it drags when I’m doing the housework! 1,554 more words

FFW 2018

Festival of Faith & Writing attracts speakers and panelists from all genres

“I need the rigor and radicalism of friendship to be a poet, to be anything, really.” 425 more words

WI 2018 -- Remember the Joy

Aaaand, they’re off! It’s Laurie Scheer at the podium, welcoming writers to the 29th annual Writers’ Institute. Writers of many ages, many genres, from many different locations gather for a full weekend of things writing related. 672 more words


Journeygirl’s Road to Publication

Hello Children’s Writers and Friends,

It seems never ending these days, I’ve been hearing about another couple of new publishing houses, but I’d like to take the time to find out a little more before I share again on this topic, other than to say I was able to speak to Clare Halifax of Scholastic at The Creative Kids Tales Festival and asked her the question I’ve seen several others asking in groups and forums online. 1,198 more words

Submitting For Publication