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More poets have lived in Palo Pinto County than you might suppose. Chief among them was Dorothy Lee Hansen whose great-great-uncle was the fam ed cattleman Charlie Goodnight. She published three books of poetry and eventually became poet Laureate of Napa Valley, CA. Her house, just off North Oak in Mineral Wells, was called “Hill Cove.” Dorothy passed away in February of 2010.
What If We Stop Reading?
Are people reading less, and does it matter? The National Endowment for the Arts said that readership among young people in 2002 had fallen 20 percent since 1982 causing great concern among educators. But in 2008 they reported that readership among the same group had risen a healthy 21 percent.
You’ve gotta know how to read out loud
If you’re like most of us, there’ll come a time when you’ll be asked to read something you’ve written. That’s right, read aloud to an audience.
The secret of writers’ conferences
If you’ve written a story or a few poems or have a novel sitting in a drawer, you might want to consider going to a writers’ conference. They can provide inspiration, motivation, and lots of information.
Perhaps you should write a memoir
Have you ever wished you had known your grandparents better, a favorite aunt, or even your parents? Wouldn’t it be nice to sit down and have them speak to you? Tell it to you like it really was?
Book signings: big money – sometimes
You would think that a book signed by a writer would not hold up in value to one signed by a celebrity.
Do you think you might be a writer?
Do you like to write?
Warfield to receive worldwide writing contest award
HOLLYWOOD — Twelve winning writers and 12 illustrators from around the globe – including Gerald Warfield of Mineral Wells—will be honored during Sunday’s 28th Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards at the famed Wilshire Ebell Theatre.
Is science fiction preparing us for the future?
Remember Dick Tracy’s two-way wrist radio?
The Writers’ Corner: The value of critiquing
Criticizing someone’s writing is called critiquing.
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