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Echoes from the Prairie

Hard copies are on the way! Finally! More soon….

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Echoes from the Prairie Preview

Echoes from the Prairie Preview of Memoir Selections from the Forthcoming Publication October 27, 2012 By Lynn Burlingham (an excerpt from her blog: http://www.lynnburlingham.com)  A group of thirty people gathered at Signs of Life in Lawrence, Kansas, on October 27th … Continue reading

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Items from Pat McNees vis Jerry Masinton

Why’s everyone so down on the memoir? http://www.salon.com/2013/01/14/whys_everyone_so_down_on_the_memoir/ (J. Nicole Jones, LA Review of Books via Salon.com, 1-14-13). Critics take grim satisfaction in tearing the genre to pieces. How quickly they forget Nabokov and Karr and Wolff. “Maybe there is … Continue reading

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Vanity Fair Tips

A few suggestions from Vanity Fair: http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2013/02/best-books-of-february Tony

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What about longer works?

“I trimmed it down to five pages to read aloud for this class. That’s all the further I could go. At first I wrote 70 pages.” Although this was said in our group more than a year ago, I remember … Continue reading

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My Daughter Cora and I at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas

Why this photo? Perhaps memoir in the making as it happens! Desperate for art, my daughter Cora and I spent 2 days at the very end the old year (you know that 2012 year!) taking in some art at the … Continue reading

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Howdy Folks

Hi and Happy New Year friends.  We are having a mild winter here in Northern Virginia so far.  Back to the grind after the Holidays. I can recommend Sebastian Barry and Jim Harrison as a couple of writers you might … Continue reading

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Our new project

I know only a couple of us have experience with blogging, but I love the idea of having a blog for the Great Plains Writers Group! Thank you to Nicole for jumping right in and starting it. I hope those … Continue reading

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The discussion …

The discussion after the discussion… Most often I find myself mulling over the rich discussions we have in class on Wednesdays. Sometimes I think I talk too much, so I don’t add things. Other times I just don’t think of … Continue reading

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