Monthly Archives: March 2015

Pennwriters Mini Conference in Leesburg

Yesterday, I attended Pennwriters’ Writers Project Runway — Fashioning Your Story in Leesburg, VA.I arrived at the Ida Lee Rec center and found the main entrance locked. Huh, a test to start off the day. I walked to the left and found a second entrance, this one to the ground floor. Balloon festooned the stairs’ railing. This was the correct entrance.

After registering, I ran into Pat DiCesare. Growing up in the Pittsburgh, PA area listening to rock radio, you couldn’t help but hear his name. He promoted all of the rock concerts in the area. The commercials either began with “DiCeasare-Engler presents” or ended with “a DiCesare-Engler production.” Continue reading

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Writers and Critique Groups

For a writer, a critique group can be invaluable. Fundamental, it’s designed for other writers to react and provide feedback to a work. Some groups have strict rules where the author must sit quietly until the critique ends before asking … Continue reading

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