Monthly Archives: May 2015

Round and round she goes…

Odd, isn’t it, how circular life can be. In the past few weeks, two separate events have brought my current writerly life around to distant memories. Surprisingly (to me, at least), the Paradies Shops Bookstore at the Dayton International Airport … Continue reading

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OAT: Talent and hard work will out

One of the more gratifying (and challenging!) duties I carry out at Assistant Director of the Antioch Writers’ Workshop is overseeing the scholarships we award through a number of writing contests. This was my first year handling the entire process, … Continue reading

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The Difference between Writing Fiction and Non-Fiction

Originally posted on byron kalies:
Non-fiction is as easy as falling off a piece of cake – excuse the mixed metaphor, compared to fiction………….in some ways. Particularly in one quite essential way………………. In terms of retaining your sanity. I write golf…

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OAT: History lessons aren’t just for the young…

…and they can be interesting! This week’s OAT introduces two special books: Trudy Krisher’s FANNY SEWARD: A LIFE (recently-announced winner of the Silver Medal for Best Regional Non-Fiction from the Independent Publishers Association) for adults: “At last Fanny Seward, the … Continue reading

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OAT: Local music history thrills

This week’s OAT (Other Authors Thursday): A wonderful history of a local (Cincinnati, Ohio) icon, Mark Palkovic’s WURLITZER OF CINCINNATI: THE NAME THAT MEANS MUSIC TO MILLIONS Established in Cincinnati in 1856 by German immigrant Franz Rudolph Wurlitzer, the music dealer became … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is too late

If you live in Ohio, or a handful of other states, today may be a special election day for you – spring primary without the usual rush of White House hopefuls (that’s next May). If you have an opportunity to vote … Continue reading

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