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Diane Silcox-Jarrett

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Writing, history, and reading are things I have enjoyed since I was young. Fortunately, I have been able to combine all of these in my year as a writer. I also enjoy sharing my love of writing with young people. I am constantly amazed at their creative and quick minds. They inspire me with my writing and keep me on my toes.
I have a degree in history from Elon University and was fortunate enough to take classes with author Lee Smith at North Carolina State University.
I have written for several magazines and written several creative nonfiction books for children. This past year I was a finalist in the Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition with a story about two young men from Raleigh, North Carolina who died in Vietnam, titled Called
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August is good for writing

I am not a fan of August. If you live in Piedmont North Carolina you understand what I am saying. Unless, you are a fan of hot steamy weather. I have never liked August and have decided to take a positive spin on it and make it a time to write and get my writing organized for the coming year. Like many folks who feel stuck in their houses in the dead of winter that is how I feel in August around h Read more of this blog post »
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