July 2014

Writers on Writing #86: Laura Davenport

by JHow July 28, 2014

On Literary Relationships It’s six a.m. in Savannah and the email I’ve been waiting for arrives, the subject simply “poem.” My husband is in Prague for five weeks at the […]

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Writers on Writing #87: Matthew Burnside

by JHow July 25, 2014

On Bitterness I’ll confess right away to being a hypocrite. I’ve written a lot about the unseemliness of bitterness in the past, of the very human petty envies that arise […]

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Writers on Writing #85: Sylvia Chan

by JHow July 21, 2014

The Autobiographical Trauma There is a recent, though hardly new, trend in trauma writing. In particular, trauma is often the first and sometimes, only, aspect relayed in the writing – […]

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If No One Can Be Kept Safe At All Times by Katie Jean Shinkle

by JHow July 10, 2014

Tim Johnston on today’s bonus essay: When I was younger, I thought tied bed sheets were step one to escaping prison. Weren’t there cartoon characters like or not like Donald […]

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Writers on Writing #84: Dallas Woodburn

by JHow July 8, 2014

First, Please Yourself About ten years ago I was fortunate enough to get the chance to meet Elizabeth Berg when she gave a talk at the Santa Barbara Writers Conference. […]

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Writers on Writing #83: Amy Scharmann

by JHow July 1, 2014

The Essential Swamp I don’t believe in heaven, but I believe I’m being watched. During a bike ride, on my favorite trail that winds its way out to Payne’s Prairie, […]

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