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Julia Ridge
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Lives in Portland, Maine
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Excerpt from Memoir: The Pier
The Pier   My parents grew up in the depression in Maine. My mother was from Saco; my father was from Biddeford. The Saco River separates the two. While I don’t know where my parents met, I do know they were in
high school—my mother at Thornton Academy in S...
The Pier  My parents grew up in the depression in Maine. My mother was from Saco; my father was from Biddeford. The Saco River separates the two. While I don’t know where my parents met, I do know they were in high sc...
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Annotation. The Great Gatsby. Focus: Fitzgerald's juxtaposing contrasts.
The Great Gatsby ,
by F.Scott Fitzgerald                                       Fitzgerald
develops the enormous and enigmatic character Jay Gatsby through the first
person narrative of Nick Carraway.   Through his eyes the complex story unfolds through clue...
The Great Gatsby, by F.Scott Fitzgerald                                       Fitzgerald develops the enormous and enigmatic character Jay Gatsby through the first person narrative of Nick Carraway.  Through his eyes the ...
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Annotation. All the King's Men. Robert Penn Warrens great sentences. Power in the construct.
On Robert Penn Warren’s All The King’s Men I loved this book:
the story, the characters, the setting, the plot, and of course the narrator,
but the most important thing for me to say about this book and how it can
influence my writing is his incredible pros...
On Robert Penn Warren’s All The King’s Men I loved this book: the story, the characters, the setting, the plot, and of course the narrator, but the most important thing for me to say about this book and how it can influenc...
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The Memorial Bridge, Kittery, Maine June 2014 A testament to what can be. Here is the DOT Link: http://memorialbridgeproject.com/index.php/uncategorized/u-s-dot-recognizes-the-memorial-bridge-in-project-spotlight/
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Annotation. All the King's Men. Focus: Robert Penn Warren's great sentences.
On Robert Penn Warren’s All The King’s Men I loved this book: the story, the characters,
the setting, the plot, and of course the narrator, but the most important thing
for me to say about this book and how it can influence my writing is his
incredible pros...
On Robert Penn Warren’s All The King’s Men I loved this book: the story, the characters, the setting, the plot, and of course the narrator, but the most important thing for me to say about this book and how it can influenc...
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Annotation (excerpt). The Grapes of Wrath. Focus: Steinbeck's skillful use of dialogue to move action.
Excerpt Annotation: The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck Steinbeck’s
construct teaches us to look for hope in the small places, to narrow our
thinking to what we can control.   He
suggests to us when we are faced with such adversity we whittle away at our
ex...
Excerpt Annotation: The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck Steinbeck’s construct teaches us to look for hope in the small places, to narrow our thinking to what we can control.  He suggests to us when we are faced with such ad...
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Lupines Rangeley, Maine  June 2014 Miss Alice Rumphius was here.  And yes, "[we] . . .  all must do something to make the world more beautiful."
Lupines Rangeley, Maine  June 2014 Miss Alice Rumphius was here.  And yes, "[we] . . .  all must do something to make the world more beautiful."
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So, according to the Concise Oxford English Dictionary (Eleventh ed. 2004; with 2006 updates), the definition for  non-linear is "Not linear."  Ok, same dictionary, same edition, etc., the word linear is described as something "arranged in or extending alon...
So, according to the Concise Oxford English Dictionary (Eleventh ed. 2004; with 2006 updates), the definition for non-linear is "Not linear."  Ok, same dictionary, same edition, etc., the word linear is described as something...
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Education
  • Stonecoast MFA
    Master of Fine Arts, Creative Writing, 2012 - 2014
  • Stonecoast MFA
    University of Southern Maine, 2012 - 2014
  • Univeristy of Southern Maine
    Bachelor of Arts in Communication, 2011
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Writing; Copy Editing
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  • Freelance Writing
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Portland, Maine
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