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Hard Work Is The Key To Success For A Baltimore Writer

Jane Yolen, who is a well known children’s author, says, “Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a letter, notes . . . a journal entry. Writers are like dancers . . . athletes. Without that exercise, the muscles seize up.”


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Edgar Allan Poe House To Reopen On Weekends

Baltimore’s Edgar Allan Poe House may not be open forevermore just yet, but the shuttered dwelling where the famed author and poet lived from 1833-1835 will once again open its doors to the public.


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Never Say Nevermore: After Six Month Renovation, Poe House Reopens

The home of Edgar Allan Poe shut its doors last year. But this weekend, visitors are getting a sneak peek of the refurbished national treasure.


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Baltimore Continues To Mourn Loss Of Best-Selling Author Tom Clancy

Still no word yet on funeral arrangements for Tom Clancy. The celebrated author died this week after a short illness.


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Naval Academy Professor Has Second Career

Four years ago, Laura Kamoie hit her head on the edge of a cabinet while emptying the dishwasher. The accident led to a concussion — and a second career.


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Annapolis Woman Publishes Book On Hemingway

An Annapolis writer publishes a book on Ernest Hemingway after visiting the literary great’s home in Florida.



Annapolis Girl, 16, Finishing 3-Part Book Series

Elizabeth Hines doesn’t suffer from writer’s block. There’s simply no time. The 16-year-old Annapolis resident cranked out the first book of a three-part series in a mere 10 days.


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Baltimore Sun Journalist & Pulitzer Prize-Winning Writer Dies

Some sad news to report in the world of journalism. A local Pulitzer Prize-winning writer has died.


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Best Places To Drink Like A Writer In Baltimore

Forget the critics, Baltimore is a writer’s city. The list of scribes that called Charm City home is long enough to make any New Yorker turn their head.


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Escaped Md. Writer Will Stay In Libya Until Gadhafi’s Gone

Instead of immediately heading home to the U.S. after breaking out of a Libyan prison, a Baltimore writer says he wants to stay until leader Moammar Gadhafi is gone.


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Local Writer Spotlight: Rafael Alvarez

The president of Baltimore’s Edgar Allan Poe Society is local writer Rafael Alvarez.


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Washington Post Columnist David Broder Dead At 81

David Broder, one of the nation’s premier political reporters for decades, was a curious mix of old and new.