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Peeking over the shoulder of a poet at work

By Ellen Steinbaum
Globe Correspondent / August 27, 2006

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Everyone knows what a writer at work looks like. We've seen it in all those movies; in fact it's playing a supporting role right now in the charming ``Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont." The writer sits at the typewriter (yes it's almost always a typewriter, unless it's a period piece, and then it's a quill pen) ekes out a word ... (Full article: 608 words)

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