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Jul.06.2011 - 1:21 pm
Game of Sails: an Olympic Love Story
Today I'm raising a glass to the launch of my first adult novel, Game of Sails. Straight up, with an e-twist! And to celebrate I'm offering a few lucky blog readers a coupon for a...
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Jun.18.2011 - 9:04 am
The iPad2's iBookstore does the best job of simulating a "real" library.
Twenty-six years ago I made the colossal leap from typewriter to computer, a transition so liberating it is quite simply impossible to imagine ever going back. Suddenly my fingers...
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Feb.28.2011 - 12:19 pm
As an athlete, I've learned that if you want to be better at something, you practice. Repetition makes the necessary physical moves automatic, freeing the brain to make good...
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Jan.28.2011 - 8:41 am
I was lucky enough to score an early copy of Deep Down True at the bookstore in the Providence airport last Friday, and I devoured the book over the course of a long weekend. Good...
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Comments from Carol

May.24.2011 - 7:16 am
In response to: Building a Counter to Better Writing
Helen: Thanks for pointing this out! I love the idea of brain runnels.. especially the thought that when they are doing...
Apr.24.2010 - 11:52 am
In response to: Diving into “The Swimming Pool”
Yes the Cape is a special place, and it was great to "see" this fresh side of it, instead of just the "sun and fun"...
Feb.27.2010 - 10:10 am
In response to: Using the Document Map in Fiction Writing
This looks great, but it doesn't seem to be included in the Mac version of MS Word. Too bad! Carol Newman Cronin "...
Feb.22.2010 - 5:37 am
In response to: The Literary Guerillas: Authors Tackle Promotion, Together
Thanks for the note. I haven't (yet?) succeeded at the agent hunt but from the feedback I've received, careful editing...
Jan.31.2010 - 9:56 am
In response to: A Little Dose of Sexism
Jessica, et al: When I told my husband your story over dinner last night (with heaps of indignation as a side dish) his...