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Review of On Writing

On Writing By Stephen King In all likelihood, the average American has heard of Stephen King and many have read his many works. But read his autobiography/writing manual, On Writing, and you’ll find that he’s more than just a writer of dark fiction. King writes in a conversational tone and his personality shines right through the pages. […]

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Review of The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye By J.D. Salinger As one of the most ubiquitous items on high school English class curriculums, this slim book seems almost to be a rite of passage in our society. As a classic example of the bildungsroman, or coming of age story, The Catcher in the Rye follows the adventures […]

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Alan Rinzler’s Tips for writing great endings

Alan Rinzler is an editor and publisher, who graduated Harvard with an English literature degree. After getting his degree he worked in the book business industry as an independent editor as well as an editor with major publishing companies. He has served as Director of Trade Publishing at Bantam Books, Vice President of and Associate […]

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Insight from Stephen Emond

One of our very own Youth Advisory Board Members, Laura interviewed Stephen Emond. Stephen Emond is the writer of Young Adult novels, Happy Face and Winter Town as well as the comic book series, Emo Boy. Continue reading to hear more about Stephen Emond’s novels, life and writing techniques! 1. Tell us a bit about yourself! Who are you, besides an […]

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Guidelines for Book Review Posts

Submission Guidelines for Reviewers: If you are a young writer, under 18, and would like to submit a book review to be considered for publication on our blog, please send the review along with links to the Amazon site and the author website to info@capitolcityyoungwriters.org. Submission Guidelines for Published Authors: If you are a traditionally […]

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