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How Writers Cope during the Pandemic

Social distancing on Little River Island in Maine, photo by Chuck Turk Appointments and meetings have been cancelled. Sports events have been cancelled. Vacations have been cancelled. Even going to church has been cancelled. The government tells us to stay at home to prevent the spread of the disease. So now, we writers [...]

By |2020-04-18T11:56:31-05:00April 16th, 2020|A Writer's Path Category|6 Comments

Discovering a Book

  People often ask me where I get the ideas for my books. Their question implies I'm creative and that I come up with these ideas all by myself. Not true. You see, I’m a historical writer, so I like to explore history and find interesting facts about different periods in various places. Not that [...]

By |2018-08-07T18:35:25-05:00August 7th, 2018|A Writer's Path Category|0 Comments

Lesson from a Book-Signing

      I sat at my table near the food court in the mall, watching people pass and hoping they would decide to stop and buy one of my books. I’m kind of new to this book-signing gig, and I’m not famous, so I wasn’t sure what to expect. Unfortunately, there were no lines [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:07:27-05:00December 20th, 2015|A Writer's Path Category|10 Comments

Out of Control

How did I get myself into this mess? Oh, I remember now. I’d said, “Yes,” when the lady who leads our women’s ministry asked me to write a play for their next Christmas brunch.  Playwriting had not been on my bucket list, but when I suggested a change of format for the brunch such as [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:07:27-05:00December 12th, 2015|A Writer's Path Category|4 Comments
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