Category Archives: For writers

Children’s author releases book for writers

Name: Anthony D. Fredericks Age: 68 Lives in: Dover Occupation: Professor of Education, York College Family: Wife, Phyllis Disher Fredericks; children, Rebecca (lives in England) and Jonathan (lives in Colorado).  Oh, and the cat’s name is Tubby. Hobbies: Writing, hiking, … Continue reading

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Local author promotes recent published work

Name : Marilyn Jennerjohn Age : 75 Lives_in : York Township Occupation : Retired educator Family : Married with two children Hobbies : weeding and singing, not necessarily at the same time Name of book : Education, Assholes and Orgasmic … Continue reading

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Quiz: Test your English smarts

Kids are back in school and a lot of parents are shouting “Hooray!” To get parents prepared for the coming school year, here’s an English refresher built using Playbuzz.

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Meet the author: Susan Lapp-Mellott

Susan Lapp-Mellott, a 66-year-old retiree, recently released her book, “White to Black – With Many Shades in Between.” “Back in 2006 I was very close to death and I needed to write down all the blessings and joys I’d experienced … Continue reading

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Meet the author: Deb Lerew a.k.a. Leta Hawk

Franklin Township writer Deb Lerew, 45, recently released her book, “The Newbie: A Kyrie Carter Ghost Hunting Adventure.” “This book had its origins as fan fiction for the Syfy show Ghost Hunters. I love reading and writing both ghost stories … Continue reading

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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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