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All Write Now: Write with intent, to write well

Steph Auteri discovers that writing with intention makes writing better, and easier.
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Montclair Literary Festival: Joyce Carol Oates explores ‘dead-end zeals’

Best-selling author Joyce Carol Oates will appear at Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival on Saturday, March 23, to talk about her new book, "Hazards of Time Travel."
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Montclair Literary Festival: Anna Quindlen says ‘Writing is an exercise in confidence’

This year's Montclair Literary Festival doubled its attendance from last year. A wrap-up, and recap of Anna Quindlen talk.
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All write now: How to pack for your very first writing residency

There's so much to think about to prepare for a writer's residency, writes Steph Auteri in "All Write Now." Not least? What to pack.
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Dot’s Desk: Life in late autumn in Montclair

In late autumn, Dorothea Benton Frank recalls years gone by, and shakes off seasonal melancholy by embracing the holidays.

Photos: Love for all; ‘She’s My Dad’

Authot Jonathan Williams spoke about his transgender dad, Paula, and his book "She's My Dad," at First Congregational Church on March 26.

An RV in Montclair has legs: reading legs

Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip RVTuesday, July 11, 4-6 p.m.Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield St., The Green at Watchung Plazafeaturing Clifford the Big Red Dog, Geronimo Stilton, and five childrens’ book authors: Max Bralllier (aka...

All Write Now: Being a good literary citizen finds company in Montclair

Be a good literary citizen, says Steph Auteri.
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Local Writing/Anderson Park: ‘Walking’ by Juniper Shelley

In Juniper Shelley's "Walking," a girl and her mother walk in Anderson Park. Shelley's story is a winner in the Anderson Park Short Story Contest.
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MFF: Young love wakes; love hurts ‘On Chesil Beach’

Melissa D. Sullivan, a columnist for "All Write Now," reflects on the book/film journey of Ian McEwan's "On Chesil Beach."