Emily Carter

About Emily Carter

Lifelong North Carolinian Emily Carter has contributed work to numerous small presses and competitions. She writes creative non-fiction, prose poetry, and country songs. She is an enthusiastic advocate of building community among writers. Learn more about Emily at her blog A Chick's View.

What to expect from our 40th birthday celebration

By |2023-03-02T07:58:57-05:00February 28th, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Carteret Writers is turning forty next year. That makes our organization the same age as my high school yearbook, my dusty rose prom dress, my driver’s license, my Kristy McNichol hairstyle, and my intense love affair with Chili Cheese Fritos. Since I heard John Boy Walton summarize episodes in his journal, I knew I wanted

Remembering memoir

By |2023-03-14T08:20:48-04:00February 21st, 2023|Categories: Non-Fiction|Tags: , |

Recently, Carteret Writers Veep Emily Carter spoke to a rapt audience at Bogue Banks Library, where she shared her thoughts on defining creative nonfiction, distinguishing between the writing of fiction and nonfiction, and capturing moments in time with personal essays. You can read her funny, nostalgic, wise personal essays at her blog A Chick's

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