Newspaper guy turned author

Vince Vawter

Finding my voice. Telling my stories.

Vince Vawter

Finding my voice. Telling my stories.

 Newspaper guy turned author

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This reader gets it
This reader gets it

One of the joys of having books published in this age of instant communication is hearing from readers.  In the last seven years I’ve heard from hundreds (dare I say “more than a thousand”), but every now and then one comes along that stops me in my tracks....

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‘Whippoorwill’ chooses ‘Copyboy’
‘Whippoorwill’ chooses ‘Copyboy’

The new Whippoorwill Award goes annually to ten distinguished books of fiction for young adults that deal with rural people and places. The books chosen for the award should: • Address universal truths, problems, topics and issues. • Have an enduring quality that...

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Fact or Fiction: Does It Really Matter?
Fact or Fiction: Does It Really Matter?

The question I am asked by readers most frequently is how much of my books come from events in my life. The simple answer is: a whole bunch. I'm queried further to put a percentage on it and I have come up with 90% for PAPERBOY and 50% for COPYBOY. I have no idea if...

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