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Kathryn Pincus

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Kathryn Pincus was raised in the New York metropolitan area, received her undergraduate degree (B. A., Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Delaware, and her law degree (J. D.) from the Georgetown University Law Center. Kathryn honed her writing skills in her law practice, presenting complex factual and legal matters in clear, compelling and persuasive writings. Since her “early retirement” from the practice of law, she has filled her days taking care of a busy household and family, supporting numerous charitable and community causes and writing fiction.

Long Hill Home is her debut novel, and another novel and a collection of short stories are in the works. When not engaged in all of the above, Kathryn enjoys running, biking, traveling, w
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Kathryn Pincus If I feel like I am experiencing writer's block, I may give the writing a little break if I can afford to. If I am pressed for time, I start writing a…moreIf I feel like I am experiencing writer's block, I may give the writing a little break if I can afford to. If I am pressed for time, I start writing anyway, starting where I left off, and writing even if I need to possibly change course, re-do, edit etc. until it gets me where I need to be. (less)
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I love writing because it allows me to create something and then share it with others.
I love the process of inventing characters, and refining them until they become the character I want them to be to help me convey a story, a feeling, a sub plot etc. I also enjoy describing settings in a rich and detailed manner so the reader feels like he or she is present in that setting-- seeing it, smelling it, feeling it, etc. I am happiest when readers may have (and share with other readers) a vicarious experience through my writing.
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Inspired to Follow in Harper Lee’s Footsteps

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I read Harper Lee’s iconic debut novel To Kill a Mockingbird in my freshman high school English class (when I seemingly lacked experience in everything), and I re-read it last summer at the age of forty-eight (after I had studied and practiced law, raised a family, and embarked on a writing career).  Remarkably, at both of those vastly different stages in my life, To Kill a Mockingbird

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