Category Archives: For writers

Central Pa. Romance Writers to meet May 3

The Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers (CPRW) welcome visitors and potential new members at their next meeting, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 3 at the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, 16 N. Walnut St., Mechanicsburg. According to a press release, … Continue reading

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Kids’ review: “The Story of Solomon Screech Owl” by Beth Lancione

In the mountain of books Stacia and I receive for review, we get a handful of children’s books. I gave one of the books, “The Story of Solomon Screech Owl,” to co-worker Matt Anderson to take home and read to … Continue reading

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L.J. Matarese weaves faith into fiction

One Thanksgiving morning, more than a decade ago, L.J. Matarese woke up with a sentence in her head: “Goodbye, mom and dad. I’ll miss you.” That sentence later became the first sentence of the first draft of Matarese’s manuscript for … Continue reading

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Hallam author Stephanie Giese comes full circle through writing, blogging

As a new mom, Hallam writer Stephanie Giese turned to blogging to make connections with other women, mothers and writers. Just four years later, female writers are now looking to her to get connected. Giese has founded BlogU, a conference … Continue reading

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Paul Smith Library to host book-writing workshops March 6 and 8

The Paul Smith Library is offering area writers a chance to develop characters and refine plots at three Year of the Book writing workshops. Participants who are working on books can choose between sessions held 2 to 4 p.m. or … Continue reading

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Paul Smith Library in Shrewsbury schedules writer’s retreat

Paul Smith Library of Southern York County will hold a “Year of the Book” writer’s retreat for children’s book authors, according to a news release. The hands-on workshop will be Feb. 22 and 23 at the library, 80 Constitution Ave., … Continue reading

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Hallam author Stephanie Giese founds writers’, bloggers’ conference

Hallam author and blogger Stephanie Giese founded the BlogU Conference, to be held June 6-8, 2014, in Baltimore for blogger, writers, women and moms.

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Join York County Heritage Trust for Lunch With the Librarians in February

The York County Heritage Trust will host its February Lunch With the Librarians at 1 p.m. Feb. 7, 2014, in York, Pa.

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Versify offers gift ideas for poetry lovers

Stacia Fleegal offers gift ideas for poetry lovers this holiday season on Versify, York Daily Record/Sunday News’ poetry blog.

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YorkArts’ Writer’s Eye Competition focuses on local art

YorkArts in downtown York, Pa., will accept short stories and poems for its Writer’s Eye competition through Jan. 4, 2014.

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