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Keeper Shelf

February 23, 2017 by in category Reading tagged as , , ,

Every room in my house, including all the bathrooms and the basement, has books. My mother and three sisters have similar decorating tastes.  A family acquaintance once commented, rather snidely, that it was like we lived in a library.  We didn’t keep her around long because who wouldn’t want to live in a library? If you push […]

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August 28, 2007 by in category Blogs tagged as

WHAT’S WHAT has been donated for the Research Book Sale at OCC’s chapter meeting on Saturday, September 8. Whether you are writing historical or contemporary, this book has detailed pictures with labels for every part and gadget. Buildings, plants, subway car, police car, ships, boats, clothing, furniture. It’s perfect for those brain-fade moments when you […]

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August 24, 2007 by in category Blogs tagged as

1. A tale shall accomplish something and arrive somewhere. 2. The episodes of a tale shall be necessary parts of the tale, and shall help develop it. 3. The people in a tale shall be alive, except in the cases of corpses, and that always the reader shall be able to tell the corpses from […]

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My Keeper Shelf

August 9, 2007 by in category Blogs tagged as

By Monica Stoner The keeper shelf for an eclectic reader can be a thing of wonder and mystery. You wonder how one person can possibly enjoy all these different books. Dick Francis sits next to Julie Garwood and one shelf up from Laurie Berenson. Anne McCaffery overflows onto Suzanne Brockmann’s spot and Nora Roberts fills […]

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Keeper Shelf

April 17, 2007 by in category Blogs tagged as

.by Gillian DoyleLESSONS FROM A LIFETIME OF WRITING:A Novelist Looks At His Craft by David Morrell “The difference between fiction writers and civilians is that we make it our life’s work to put our daydreams and day-nightmares on paper.” -David Morrell As writers, we have all heard it said that we “write what we know” […]

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Keeper Shelf

March 28, 2007 by in category Blogs tagged as

.by Sandy Novy-Chvostal Okay, my good friends know it, so the rest of the world may as well know it, too. I really didn’t join OCC/RWA to become a writer; I joined because I was an avid romance reader. The sole reason I attended meetings at first was to gawk at the authors who wrote […]

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Keeper Shelf

March 15, 2007 by in category Blogs tagged as

.Keeping Your Keeper Shelf Safe.By Sandy Novy-Chvostal.When it comes to keeping their Keeper Shelves intact, my friends employ a variety of methods. A few, like Barbara Benedict, simply rely on their excellent memories to remember who’s borrowed a book. A couple others make the borrower sign a little “check out” card that they keep in […]

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