Aspiring Authors All Caught Up in Helpful Writing Web
Scalf, Abby, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: AbScalf Daily Herald Staff Writer
After taking a break from writing for 17 years to raise her kids, Mary Hirose said her goal now is to see her short stories published.
"My goal is to get a book of short stories in Barnes & Noble," she said with a smile.
But Hirose, like many writers, knows it is difficult to write the perfect story without some advice.
Holding several sheets of notebook paper scribbled with her story lines, Hirose finds advice and encouragement at Ela Area Public Library's writers networking group.
"You're looking for other people's opinions of your work, other points of view," she said.
When she …
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Publication information: Article title: Aspiring Authors All Caught Up in Helpful Writing Web. Contributors: Scalf, Abby - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: March 19, 2001. Page number: 1. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.
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