"My goal was to write steadily for 45 minutes - didn''t quite make that, butI did produce something!
When I retire, I always thought, I will do something useful. Work with children – tutor them, teach them to read, bring in…"
Mary Hale is my first name, not plain old Mary. I'm struggling with a revision of my memoir, "Journey with a Birder." The Birder is my partner Sue; the journey is the one she set me on - replete with birds, facts, and many places.
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
My publishing life is haphazard, including a few travel articles published in such diverse outlets as the Buffalo News, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and Caribbean Travel and Life.
My writing is:
I found out about She Writes from:
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"It's great to hear how others approach drafting/revising! For my novel I had to begin with a timeline that I transferred onto index cards and pinned to a bulletin board, shifting them around as I progressed. This helped me keep track of time…"
"We also outline soem critical steps toward the ending and the ending. I see it like a director mapping out the scenes, though they may change. Also, I never quite finish a chapter so that I can pick up mid-point, which helps my train of…"