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Latest Free Writing Exercise: this time it's fifteen minute prompts from The Write Group at the Montclair Library.

A Journal of Practical Writing-- Ideas for writers

Matthew Neill Null has a neat article in The Paris Review on Jim Comstock, the satirist, redoubtable old time conservative, and West Virginia newspaperman.

"Twenty Misused Words That Make You Look Dumb"-- I thought I'd be fine here, but one or two caught me.

Above right: MSW at the South Orange/Maplewood Community Coaliton on Race's May 11, 2016 Conversations on Race with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum.

Check out MSW's upcoming teaching and appearances!

New issue of Books for Readers--#184!
Discussion of Amazon dot com by Donna Meredith and Darryl Bollinger; reviews of books by Laura Tillman, William Shirer, Ernest Becker, Anthony Trollope and more.

Excellent online article by Matthew Neill Null about literature and West Virginia.

A beautiful reading from 2001 by Crystal Wilkinson of her poem "Dear Johnny P."

Karin Abarbanel, in her blog Karin Writes Dangerously, features notes from a workshop I gave in April, 2016. Thanks, Karin! Bookmark her blog for lots of excellent writing tips.

E-books by Meredith Sue Willis

Are you thinking of writing for young adults? How old is a "young adult?" Do you know about "NewAdult" novels? See links on Articles for Writers page.

The Hamilton Stone Review # 34 Spring 2016

Poetry by Mary Carroll-Hackett, Darrell Epp, Roy Frisvold, Abiigail George, Allison Goldston, Joseph Harms, Halvard Johnson,Richard Jones, Jenna Kelly, Sandra Kolankiewicz, Stephanie Porven,Charles Rafferty,Emily Ransdell, Barry Seiler,Chumki Sharma, and Richard Spilman; Fiction by Nancy Barnes, Ruth Charney, Jan Clausen, Beverly Gologorsky, Gary Schlesinger, and Josephine Wright.

Updated Biography  of Meredith Sue Willis--including an old news photo from 1968 when I was part of the anti-war sit-ins at Columbia University.

Updated Information on bringing Meredith Sue Willis to your book group, library, or school.

An old essay now online: "Writing Out of the Region,"Appalachian Journal, Volume 18, Number 3, Spring 1991 (University Hall, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608)



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Valerie Nieman on Meli's Way


Meli's Way on YA Books Central


Midwest Bookwatch/Children's Bookwatch
Ed Davis Blog

Meli's Way is now an e-book for Kindle and other formats!
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For more information, or to buy, visit the publisher's web page. The book is also, of course, available online at amazon and Barnes & Noble.
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MSW E-books!

Meli's Way Ebook Cover ImageOradell at Sea Ebook Cover ImageLove Palace Ebook Cover ImageDwight's House Ebook Cover ImageHigher Ground Ebook Cover ImageOnly Great Changes Ebook Cover Image
Trespassers Ebook Cover ImageA Space Apart Ebook Cover ImageRe-Visions Ebook Cover ImageOut of the Mountains Ebook Cover ImageThe City Bulit of Starships Ebook Cover Image

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Irene Weinberger Books.... an imprint of Hamilton Stone Editions. Check us out!



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