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December NWS Author Next Door: Stephen Lewis

NWS Author Next Door: Stephen Lewis December 2016 Before retiring from Suffolk Community College on Long Island, New York, as Professor of English Emeritus, Stephen Lewis described himself as a teacher who also wrote.  Now, this Brooklyn native and reversed roles—he is a writer who now occasionally teaches. Having moved to ...

NWS Author Next Door Spotlight: Chris Convissor

Chris Convissor lives west of Traverse City. Her business, Neighbor On Call, builds decks, repairs household issues, paints, and helps people consolidate their estates. When she’s not outdoors working and adventuring, you can usually find her indoors writing about her imaginary friends. Her first novel, The Urn Carrier, bought by Binkbooks ...

NWS Author Next Door: Priscilla Miller

NWS Author Next Door Spotlight: Priscilla Miller We first featured Priscilla Miller as an Author Next Door in 2015. Now she's returning with her latest book, Remmy: A Hero Dog Of War.  Based on her feature article that appeared on the front page of the Elk Rapids News in 2012, Miller's new book is about a retired military service dog ...

NWS Author Next Door: Jeff Smith

NWS Author Next Door: Jeff Smith Summer 2016 release: "Becoming Amish" By: Jeff Smith Book Description: Bill and Tricia Moser were living in one of America's wealthiest communities—Grosse Pointe, Michigan—when they stepped away and began a journey that led to full immersion in a horse-and-buggy Amish life. No more BMWs. No more architecture ...

NWS Author Next Door: Kathleen Stocking

Anne Stanton recently caught up with author Kathleen Stocking. What makes a person want to be a writer? Troubles, I think. Someone, not me, said somewhere that a person starts with a wound they need to heal and once they figure out how to do it by creating – in art, writing, music -- then they can do that in a way that helps other people ...