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Becoming Patrick, by Patrick McMahon – Stephen Gallup Reviews

Because Patrick McMahon and I participated in the same critique group several years ago, I had the good fortune of witnessing the latter stages of his book’s creation. When I read it now, I can still hear his voice as … Continue reading

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Fred Amram Author Of The Reluctant Grown-up: A Writer Speaks

I’ve had people tell me they are between books, looking for something new to read; a new author, a new genre. There are more writers than ever before: More good writers, more not so good writers. The choices of things … Continue reading

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Third Graders at War, by Felix G.: Stephen Gallup Reviews

Memoir remains my genre of choice, just ahead of historical fiction, but this example departs somewhat from the usual subject matter. It’s the recollections of a private who served in Operation Desert Storm. He says at the outset that he … Continue reading

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David Snook: Author Of Growing Up Snook: aWriter’sWords

I write because I love a good story, and every now and then I have a story good enough to share. Writing should be a pleasure, an exercise in creativity, even though it is often difficult. Writing can become art, … Continue reading

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