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Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers seeks new members in September

The Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers welcomes visitors and is seeking new members, according to a news release. The group will meet 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, 16 N. Walnut St., Mechanicsburg. … Continue reading

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18-year-old York native Gabriella Gill pens novel, films book trailer

Morgan Elise Beatty, left, receives direction from author Gabriella Gill and assistant director Aimee Kallstrom. Gill wrote a young adult superhero novel, “Saving Metropolis,” and in July, she shot a book trailer to accompany the novel. The group met under … Continue reading

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York Springs man seeks a ‘deluge’ of submissions for anthology

By Caryn Shaffer York Daily Record/Sunday News Allen Taylor is a seat-of-his-pants sort of writer. Once he has an idea about a theme or a character, he sits down and starts writing. Late last year, he wanted to take his … Continue reading

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Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers seeks new members

The Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers welcomes visitors and is seeking new members. The group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, 16 North Walnut St., Mechanicsburg. Published and unpublished writers … Continue reading

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Gettysburg author Jessica James wins Southern Fiction award

Gettysburg author Jessica James is the first two-time winner of the coveted John Esten Cooke Award for Southern Fiction, according to a news release. James first won the prestigious literary award in 2011 for her Civil War novel “Noble Cause,” … Continue reading

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Three authors to sign books July 19 at Irvin’s Books

Three authors will hold book signings from noon to 2 p.m. July 19 at Irvin’s Books, 2159 White Street, West York. Matt Swayne, Rachel Walter and Buffy Andrews will be signing books at that time. For details, call 717-843-2947 or … Continue reading

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York author Rachel Walter fills everyday stories with meaning

York author Rachel Walter, 27, and her husband, Randy, were transplanting a rosebush in their yard one day. They didn’t know what color the roses would be on the rosebush, as it had not bloomed yet. “Do you know what … Continue reading

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York County educator releases new novel, “Casting the First Stone”

Having spent 27 years as an educator, Lisa Lawmaster Hess often heard her colleagues joke about writing a book. Now, two years after declaring her intent to retire early, Hess is celebrating the release of her first novel, “Casting the First Stone.” … Continue reading

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Author and historian Sue Allan to speak in Lancaster in August

Society of Mayflower Descendants in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will be hosting Sue Allan, author of “In Search of Scrooby Manor,” at 11 a.m. August 23 at DoubleTree by Hilton, 2400 Willow Street Pike, Lancaster. Sue Allan will give a … Continue reading

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The Gettysburg Review to host author readings in June

The Gettysburg Review will host a series of readings at Gettysburg College June 5 to 7. The readings will be at 8 p.m. at Breidenbaugh Hall’s Joseph Theater at the intersection of North Washington St. and West Lincoln Ave. Chief … Continue reading

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