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Finding a Flower in the Desert

By Amy Abbott

“Those who attend the Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop are exposed to a faculty of well-known writers. But what everyone has in common is the desire to write like Erma, to make readers laugh and cry in a single sentence, to find joy in simple words that live large,” writes Amy Abbott in an Oct. 19 feature story in The Post and Mail about the Erma Bombeck Collection.

Read her story.

Abbott, who started “The Raven Lunatic,” a Facebook group “for and about writers,” is a freelance writer and the author of seven books.

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