Musings from ME

Introducing Musings from ME, my monthly-ish newsletter. Below you will find a mix of my latest published work; favorite personal essays from years past; book recommendations; good news about writer friends; and random thoughts on matters related to writing and reading.

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Website Reveal

I am thrilled to announce that my new website is up and running. When you have time to take a look, I hope you will . . . 

...check out Hot Off the Press to find my most recent published work
...cruise through article clips to see who my clients are.
...read a couple of personal essays – just for fun!
 
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Check Out My Latest...

After decades of reading and learning from Writer’s Digest magazine, I landed a spot in the July/August issue. 5-Minute Memoir is a regular feature about an aspect of the writing life, and my story, Welcome to My Country, recalls the anxiety resulting from an innocent reference to myself as a freelance writer while on vacation. 

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Mary Ellen Finally Joins Facebook

Under the heading of teaching a mature dog new tricks … this introvert finally has an author FB page. My talented team at Communicasting, Sharon McCaman and Frank Ranieri, gently dragged me into the social media world by reassuring me that I would never have to post a picture of my dinner or say anything as stupid as, “I can’t believe it’s raining.” Instead, I’ll share writing news, book recommendations, and other literaryish things that pique my interest and may pique yours. 

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