Tag Archives: Neil Gaiman

Our Thing

A couple of years ago, my conference going friends and I decided that we needed a change of pace. We’d been attending the Writer’s Institute in  Madison for several years. The conference had treated us well, but we were feeling … Continue reading

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Facebook Notes (Part 1)

How’s this for a fun flashback? Going through my Facebook Mary Lamphere-Author account, I recently came across a couple of old posts. These “notes” were a way to blog before I was blogging. It was interesting to read them after ALL THIS TIME! … Continue reading

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Colorado Connection

This month’s Literary Mary Chats interview is with DeAnna Knippling, a talented, knowledgeable, and ballsy writer, speaker, and horror discussion panelist that I met at the Pikes Peak Writing Conference, #PPWC2018. DeAnna Knippling is a freelance writer, editor, and book designer … Continue reading

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In the Presence of Kings

When Anderson Bookshop announced at the end of June, that authors Stephen King and Owen King would be making a stop in Naperville on September 29, I put the time and date of ticket release on my phone calendar. There was NO way … Continue reading

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How to be a Writer

So, you want to know how to be a writer? You know. You do! Sit down and write. Or stand up and write– it makes no difference to the words on the page. You have been told a million times … Continue reading

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A Borrowed Blog

I follow a blog called Southern Roots and Northern Blossoms by my friend Shannon Anderson.  She is a wonderful writer and blogger. (I copied that line directly from her blog about Jodie Llewellyn, but hey, it’s true!) Shannon saw a post … Continue reading

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WaR

I go to WaR the first Tuesday of every month. Writers as Readers is the book club I joined through In Print. Members each select a month to “host” (we meet at Barnes & Noble) and a book for the … Continue reading

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