Articles About writing

  • McKinney takes top writing honors

    McKinney Middle School students took home an impressive array of awards at the annual Power of the Pen writing competition on Saturday, Feb. 2. Pictured from left to right in the back are: Duard Headley, Baer Wright, Jack Lewis, Windom Mesure, Lorien Chavez and Evening Hudson. Pictured in the front row from left to right are: Ms. Aurelia Blake, Evalynn Orme, Aidan Hackett, Greta Kremer, Peter Day, Cameron Knopp and Solene Roullier. (Submitted photo)

    McKinney Middle School students took several top honors at the annual Power of the Pen District Tournament held on Saturday, Feb. 2, at YSHS.

  • New book profiles Walter Anderson

    Local author Joan Horn will read from her recently published work, ‘Playing on All the Keys: The Life of Walter F. Anderson’ on Monday, Sept. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at Curves of Yellow Springs, 506 High St., and on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 5 p.m. at Epic Book Shop, 118 Dayton St.

    Writers employ a wide variety of techniques to help them stay on task, such as scheduling a set time each day for writing or writing about writer’s block. For first-time author Joan Horn, the pressure to work on her book came from a technique not typically found in a writer’s guide.

  • Three authors write of love, youth and spirits

    Writing in different genres, three generations of local writers Jaime Adoff, Joanne Caputo and Chuck Colbert have published books this year. Caputo will read from her book on Margaret Garner on Saturday, Aug. 16, 6 p.m., at Epic Book Shop.

    Three authors, three books, three very different journeys on the road to getting published. Chuck Colbert, Jaime Adoff, and Joanne Caputo talked about their recently published works and what they hope to bring to their readers.

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