SUNY Potsdam Professor Dr. Rick Henry’s latest novel, “Letters,” was recently published by RA Press. His sixth published book is set in a rural area of upstate New York, a region that he has continued to use as a backdrop for his fiction writing over the span of his 20-year career at SUNY Potsdam. “Letters” … Continue reading Local Author, Dr. Rick Henry Publishes Sixth Book “Letters”
Best Books of 2017 Children’s Literature Mommy, Baby and Me” by Linda Elovitz Marshall (Peter Pauper Press, Inc.) Fiction The Night is Done: A Durant Family Saga” by Sheila Myers (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform) Memoir Barn Stories by Mary Cuffe Perez (North Country Books) Non-fiction Blacks in the Adirondacks: A History by Sally E. Svenson … Continue reading Adirondack Literary Award Winners
We are thrilled to announce this year's selected residents for the Anne LaBastille Writers Residency, taking place in the first two weeks of October at the Lodge at Twitchell Lake. Join us for a reading with the residents from their current projects on October 13 at 2pm. The event is free and open to the public. … Continue reading Announcing the 2018 Anne LaBastille Selected Residents
Finding True North A History of One Small Corner of the Adirondacks Fran Yardley The Adirondack Artists Guild will host a book launch party from 5-7 pm on Friday, July 13, for Fran Yardley’s book, Finding True North: A History of One Small Corner of the Adirondacks, published by Excelsior Editions, an imprint of State … Continue reading Finding True North by Fran Yardley Book Launch Party
Join us for an evening with acclaimed author, Bill McKibben who will read from his latest release and first novel, Radio Free Vermont. Books available for purchase, signing to follow. Free for PSC Alumni & Students, $10 for Public. An Evening with Bill McKibben July 27 at 7:30pm Paul Smith's College VIC About … Continue reading An Evening with Bill McKibben
July 23-August 27 Led by Ashley Patrick and Alane Mason, editors at W. W. Norton & Company About the workshop. Submitting your manuscript to a publisher is an art that few know how to do well. This workshop is here to help! Our two editors (bios here) will get your query letter and first pages … Continue reading Epic Editing: Crafting Query Letters & First Pages
Invent a monster and describe it. Tell where it lives, what it eats, and what it does. Who does it love, can it love? How does it perish, can it perish?
Persuade a friend to give up the drugs they may or may not be taking.
Prompt: A letter to you a year from now. Let's get real -- what do you think will be the same? What do you hope will be different? What do you wish for future you? Have your prayers been answered? Don't demand anything from future you but make a couple solid suggestions. (Courtesy of … Continue reading Your weekly writing prompt #welcometowordcountry