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Patty Somlo gives a behind-the-scenes look into the creation of her forthcoming memoir “Even When Trapped Behind Clouds.”
“We don’t have to bullfight to write believably about bullfighting, or love, or crime, or suicide.” DeWitt Henry on the lines writers blur between fact and fiction.
WTP Contributor Erin Wood outlines her process for creating a themed anthology and celebrates the merits of such a project.
As a published Indie Writer, I attest to the hard work it takes to complete a manuscript. Family and friends’ “this is good” critiques do not good writers make, neither does moaning about the absence of the muse, or other responsibilities that may take writers away from writing. The successful Indie Writer: sets and respects stated/written goals …
Handling the Truth
Contributing Editor Richard Gilbert interviews award-winning author, Beth Kephart, on her recent memoir, Handling the Truth.
DeWitt Henry reviews two essay collections released earlier this year, VOICES, PLACES and OBJECTS OF AFFECTION.
DeWitt Henry’s latest Shoptalk post visits the art of revision and self editing, and tips for refining your writing after the first draft.
A Collection of Denver Noir
Denver Noir, edited by Cynthia Swanson, is the latest collection of city-specific noir short stories published by Akashic Books.