Category Archives: Self publishing

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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New! Poem of the month contest comes to Book Buzz

Poetry is coming from Versify to Book Buzz! If you’ve written poetry for Versify before, you know the drill. There’s a monthly prompt with a theme, and I challenge you to write poems about that theme. There are no prizes, … Continue reading

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Stewartstown author Donald Reinsel helps job seekers with ‘The Career Puzzle’

Stewartstown author Donald Reinsel, 53, is a business instructor at Consolidated School of Business in York.  He interacts with students of all age levels and socioeconomic backgrounds regularly, he said via the Book Buzz local author web form. “While the … Continue reading

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Wrightsville fantasy author releases new book

Jessica Eppley has been writing books for several years now. Yet, the Wrightsville author who recently published her fourth book has not settled on a routine for writing. “Usually an idea will just hit me, and I will write down … 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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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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Year of the Book seeks new authors in York area

Demi Stevens will hold a Year of the Book informational session for interested writers Nov. 24, 2013, at Paul Smith Library in Shrewsbury, Pa.

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Hanover author Karen Rose Smith incorporates southcentral Pa. into new mystery

Karen Rose Smith doesn’t believe in writer’s block. “I think if you sit yourself down and make yourself write, you can always refashion it later,” she said. Smith, 63, of Hanover, has written more than 80 books since 1991. She … Continue reading

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Windsor Twp. author Donna Lee Comer publishes fourth book through CreateSpace

Windsor Township author Donna Lee Comer released her fourth book through CreateSpace, “Where Do I Belong?” in May 2013.

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Hopewell Twp. author Karl Larew releases third in vampire spoof series

Hopewell Township author Karl Larew published “Zoombies From Planet X” through CreateSpace Aug. 11, 2013.

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