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Lenore H. Gay

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Lenore Gay is a Licensed Professional Counselor with master’s degrees in sociology and rehabilitation counseling. She has worked in several agencies, psychiatric hospitals and for ten years she maintained a private practice. She is retired from the faculty of the Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Rehabilitation, where she taught graduate students and coordinated the internship program.

Now a full time writer, The Virginia Center of the Creative Arts (VCCA) has awarded her two writing fellowships. Her poems and short stories have appeared in several small journals. Her essay “Mistresses of Magic” was published in the anthology IN PRAISE OF OUR TEACHERS (Beacon Press). Her short story “The Hobo” won first place in Style Weekly’s
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Lenore H. Gay When I first began writing seriously I had some writer's block. I think it was due to inexperience with the work, the pace of writing. Once I got into…moreWhen I first began writing seriously I had some writer's block. I think it was due to inexperience with the work, the pace of writing. Once I got into the routine of writing I didn't depend on inspiration. I kept sitting in the chair through boredom and fear. I made notes about the book, if I couldn't write a scene.
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Lenore H. Gay I was inspired by by Justin Cronin's two big books- The Passage and The Twelve. By big I mean large themed. They covered issues important to our time.…moreI was inspired by by Justin Cronin's two big books- The Passage and The Twelve. By big I mean large themed. They covered issues important to our time. Speculative, yet possible. (less)
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