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Can a Writer Retire?

Philip Roth, long one of my favorite writers, recently announced his retirement. In his apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side there’s reportedly a post-it note stuck on his computer screen that says, “The struggle with writing is over.” But how … Continue reading

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Wind chill and other writing devices

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here, wishing you a happy 2014. The year is off to a chilly, snowy start in my neck of the Maine woods. Temps way below zero every night, remnants of the pre-Christmas ice storm glistening and … Continue reading

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The Problem With “Nice.”

James Hayman:  At the risk of appearing Scrooge-like in this season of Merry, Happy and Ho-Ho-Ho, I’d like to add my two cents to a kerfuffle over book reviews that’s been brewing both in the print media and on the … Continue reading

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When One Book Leads to Another

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here, lifting my nose out of a a couple of books. That I’m reading, I mean, flipping back and forth like the two works were one. I don’t know how you read (feel free to fill … Continue reading

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A’COURTING I WILL GO

Dear Susan Vaughan, You are hereby notified that you have been drawn to serve as a Traverse Juror in the Superior Court and/or Unified Criminal Docket. You are required to appear on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 AT 8:30 AM at … Continue reading

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