Experimenting with Methods and Gunpower

Experimenting with Methods and Gunpower

For over forty years, Lia Rothstein has been a professional photographer and artist. She has taught digital photography and imaging in colleges and art centers throughout New England, as well as workshops in cold wax painting and encaustics. She directed the award-winning PhotoStop Gallery in White River Junction, VT. Her photographic and mixed media work…

Writing Dialogue: Errors to Steer Clear of

Writing Dialogue: Errors to Steer Clear of

(and Some Principles to Bear in Mind) By WTP Writer Richard Wertime Woven Tale Press writer Richard Wertime reflects on the craft of fiction in an ongoing series of craft notes Let’s begin by remembering— Effective dialogue in fiction is a created artifact; it is not a mere transcription of “things actually said.”  Our “go-to”…

Making Your Own Feathers in Mexico

Making Your Own Feathers in Mexico

Inside the Studio with Deborah Kruger Inside the Studio offers a behind-the-scenes peek into the work environments of WTP artists, as well as insight into their creative process within these resonate spaces. See Gale Rothstein’s work in WTP Vol. IX #10. By Jennifer Nelson, WTP Feature Writer Deborah Kruger raves about the benefits of a home-based studio in…

Microscopic Inspiration: The Artist as Scientist

Microscopic Inspiration: The Artist as Scientist

Michal Gavish is a multi-media artist and art writer based in New York City and Washington, DC.She received her MFA in Painting from the San Francisco Art Institute and her PhD in Physical Chemistry from the City University of New York. She creates painting installations and videos inspired by her ongoing collaborations with biologists and…

A Psychological Journey of Self-Discovery

A Psychological Journey of Self-Discovery

Eye on the Indies: A Look at Indie Authors and Their Publishers By Lanie Tankard, Indie Book Review Editor The Vanished Collection by Pauline Baer de Perignon, translated by Natasha Lehrer (New York: New Vessel Press, January 11, 2022; 256 pp.; $17.95 paperback, $12.95 ebook; ISBN 9781939931986). “Every canvas is a journey all its own.”…

Plague Year April Morning

Plague Year April Morning

Enjoy our WTP Spotlights, notable selections featuring artists and writers from our Woven Tale Press magazine. To read the issue in full subscribe and you can also register on our site to enjoy our archive. Michael Thurston’s most recent book is Houses from Another Street, a novel (Levellers Press, 2019). Other books include Reading Postwar British and Irish Poetry…

Allegorical Woodcut Printmaking

Allegorical Woodcut Printmaking

Enjoy our WTP Spotlights, notable selections featuring artists and writers from our Woven Tale Press magazine. To read the issue in full subscribe and you can also register on our site to enjoy our archive. Jacoub Reyes hosts workshops independently in the community and is the founder of Temporary Stay Residency and Weekend Press. He is a recipient of…

The Donkeys In October Wind

The Donkeys In October Wind

Enjoy our WTP Spotlights, notable selections featuring artists and writers from our Woven Tale Press magazine. To read the issue in full subscribe and you can also register on our site to enjoy our archive. Corinne Demas is the award-winning author of thirty-five books for adults and children, including The Writing Circle and other novels, two short story collections…

What Are They Talking About?

What Are They Talking About?

“Listening in” and Playing Catch-up: Writing (and Reading) Dialogue By WTP Writer Richard Wertime Woven Tale Press writer Richard Wertime reflects on the craft of fiction in an ongoing series of craft notes “I mean, like—y’know?…” It’s not fresh news to any writer of experience that readers of fiction are forever playing “catch-up.” Suspense—again, grounded,…