Writer’s Distractions

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Noreen Lace

Originally from the Midwest, Noreen Lace received an MFA from California State University where she now teaches. She believes in the beauty of language to express the darkness in life. She is the author of two novellas, West End and Life of Clouds, as well as a book of short stories. Here in the Silence. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in national as well as international journals, including The Chicago Tribune's Printers Row Journal, The Oleander Review, Vine Leaves Press (Australia), Silver Stream Journal (Ireland), Pilcrow and Dagger, Fishfood, and others. "Memorial Day Death Watch," a memoir of her father's passing, placed as a finalist in Writer Advice, while her poem, "All at Once," was published as a finalist in Medusa's Laugh Contest issue. More work is always in progress.

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  1. Good point; I read somewhere that when Jonathan Franzen was writing Freedom he actually glued the connection port to his laptop shut (pre-wireless…shows you how old this story is). But I use the internet constantly when I’m writing for reference, checking everything from spelling to locations to facts. I use Google Maps constantly to “go” places all the time.

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