Let me out of this computer!

(Penny McKenna wrote this month’s blog.) 
“Whew! My first adventure, Ocean Effect, is finally off to the publisher that requested a revise and resubmit. It took a while, but my story is stronger for it. I can’t wait to see what they say! A ‘yes’ means I’ll finally be released from this woman’s head and onto the page – and/or pixels – of a book.

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Weekend Washout?

I’m always happy to go for a long weekend sail under the guise of fiction inspiration. With Hurricane Matthew expected to circle back to the south after hitting the North Carolina coast, we headed out last Friday for a three-day sail.

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Sailing and writing - what more is there to life?

Although I've always loved the water, I didn't learn how to sail until I was an adult. When we moved to Rhode Island my husband insisted we needed a sailboat, as if it were a requirement to live here.  (I don’t get the logic either, but there you have it.) We started with a J-22 named Equilibrium,and I found that on board I did find a sense of balance and escape from the rat race as we zipped across Narragansett Bay. I was hooked.

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