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Writer's Guide to Winter Session 2020

December 10, 2019

The weather outside is...weather. So you might as well buckle down and harness that New-Year-energy towards a writing...
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The Freedom To

December 09, 2019

Editor's Note: This is the final entry in a series of essays and podcasts in which readers and writers from all corners...
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How Lit Fest Lit An Unexpected Fire

December 06, 2019

Editor's Note: This is the thirteenth in a series of essays and podcasts in which readers and writers from all corners...
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A Dorkleheart Finds Her People

May 15, 2015

by Susan Knudten

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The Elements of Writing, redux

May 08, 2015

An episodic essay on writing, the elements, and the elements of writing her most recent novel

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On Writing Suspense

April 24, 2015

By Cynthia Swanson

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Interview: Lindsey Drager on Genre Bending, Writing Habits, and the Joy of Flaws

March 23, 2015

By Kate Barrett (interview) and Laura I. Miller (intro)

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Interview: Nick Arvin on the Necessity of Adventure Novels

March 18, 2015

by Laura I. Miller

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Interview: Christopher Merkner on Writing Routines and Family Bliss

March 17, 2015

by Kate Barrett

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Interview: Jenny Wortman—What a Writer Wants

March 16, 2015

by Laura I. Miller

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Interview: Emily Sinclair on the Strange Beauty of a Writer’s Life

March 09, 2015

by Laura I. Miller

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Revealing the Backstory: Dispatch from the Neal Cassady Birthday Bash

February 21, 2015

by Paul Esposito

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Writing From Silence

February 17, 2015

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February is Beached Whale Salon

February 08, 2015