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Rebekah Frumkin on her favorite books & why she doesn’t like happy stories

Rebekah Frumkin, author of the spectacular The Comedown, visited our region earlier this month. While here, she discussed what makes a story worthwhile to her, struggled to think of a single happy story that she enjoys, and explained how her philosophy … Continue reading

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Tom Batiuk on creating comics for 46 years

Funky Winkerbean and Crankshaft creator Tom Batiuk joined us last month for our inaugural Northcoast Writers’ Showcase. He discussed how he became a cartoonist and his favorite stories from 46 years of creating comics strips. He also explains why cartoonists need knowledge “a … Continue reading

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Romona Robinson on ‘A Dirt Road to Somewhere’

Emmy Award-winning news anchor Romona Robinson joined us last month for our inaugural Northcoast Writers’ Showcase. She discussed what inspired her to write her autobiography, A Dirt Road to Somewhere. Robinson also told us what chapter was the most painful to write… … Continue reading

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‘Runaway Midwife’ author Patricia Harman explains why midwives inspire her

“One of the interesting things about midwives … they make great heroines, because they walk a razor’s edge between life and death. Mostly life, but occasionally not.” Retired midwife and author Patricia Harman visited us earlier this week. She discussed: … Continue reading

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On the trail of Laura Ingalls Wilder

“You get brave by being brave.” Kelly Kathleen Ferguson learned a lot while following in the footsteps of her favorite author, Laura Ingalls Wilder. And not all of it had to do with prairie life. Ferguson visited us earlier this month … Continue reading

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