Columbia Tribune

Columbia Tribune

“Writer Laura Daugherty knows the reality of applying the elbow grease necessary to pluck a gossamer ideal from the clouds of dreams and bring it slowly to life. She is finishing final edits of her first novel for young adults — a journey that has taken about five years — and shared a draft of the first chapter. The story about a girl trying to assert imagination and independence in a world that squelches those traits flows easily and quickly captures — and holds — attention.”

Gentry Writing Club Gets Pro Advice

Middle school creative minds peppered a group of visiting local writers with questions this week at Gentry Middle School.