Monthly Archives: February 2016

The story of a writer determined to publish a novel before he died

I find this essay in Salon by Leland Cheuk, I Wanted to Publish a Novel Before I Died, heartbreaking and insightful. It follows the highs and lows of his writing career, along with his treatment for cancer. His determination is … Continue reading

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I Need a Support Group (and Maybe You Do Too!)

I was scanning the inbox of my Hotmail account the other day, sped down the ‘subject’ lines of my emails and made an abrupt stop when I saw the words I’d been waiting months to see: “2016 Nicholas Schaffner Award.” … Continue reading

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The Sun magazine shines the spotlight on published essays

I was thrilled when my essay was published in the “Reader’s Write” section of The Sun Magazine last year in the June issue. The topic was “doors.” I just found out that there’s a women’s project being organized by a … Continue reading

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