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Book signing at Barnes & Noble

                Zoe did a great job in Barnes and Noble today, reading to two audiences and signing copies of Love War and Ice Cream. What a pro! For those who don’t yet know … Continue reading

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Meet the Author

For our followers in the Philadelphia area, please consider taking an hour out of your day to meet Zoe (M.Z. Fairtlough), one of our Nine Mile Writers. She’ll be signing copies of her book Love, War and Ice Cream at the Barnes & … Continue reading

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New Nine Mile Writing

Two new pieces of writing… Only Five Dollars – M Z Fairtlough I can tell that she has taken it. Her cheery “Good morning Granny, did you sleep well?” has a forced note, like the singer at our weekly Daughters … Continue reading

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#4 Scribbling Chronicles

The Plastic Surgeon While exploring self-publishers, I continued to tinker with my manuscript. I knew it wasn’t quite right but I didn’t know what to do about it. I googled “how to improve my manuscript…” because sometimes simplest is best. What … Continue reading

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#3 Scribbling Chronicles

Secrets At this point in our relationship, a confession is due. I have a guilty secret shared only with select understanding friends. Spreadsheets turn me on. Excel spreadsheets are my particular fetish, with their sexy grids and sinuous ability to … Continue reading

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#2 Scribbling Chronicles

Two midwives All in all, it took me about a year to write Love, War and Ice Cream. Now that I’m lucky if I have an hour’s stretch to sit and type, it doesn’t seem possible that I could do so … Continue reading

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A recipe for memoir

I am currently reading Love, War and Ice Cream by the lovely Zoe and becoming thoroughly immersed in the two different family stories she unfolds. I’ve been particularly charmed by her use of photographs and recipes. It’s the recipes that … Continue reading

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