Tag Archives: Liz Prato

Guest Post: Fear and Making by Trevor Dodge

I love listening to writers talk about the craft. That’s where my Seven Questions Series came from. That’s where my blog came from—and certainly the motivation behind today’s post. Our guest author, Trevor Dodge, contributed a short story, “Real World Reject,” to … Continue reading

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Two Author Interviews

I’m a little over my head with press stuff right now, so besides Rob Yardumian, I’ve been quiet on the Seven Questions front. But I’d love to share links to two recent author interviews. Liz Prato I just discovered this wonderful … Continue reading

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Link Soup

Some wonderful links to share: I love this post from Kristen Forbes who turns a painful breakup into a novel breakthrough. But before you read that, read this: I Have an Eating Disorder and No One in My Life Knows, … Continue reading

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The Paradise Guest House

It was great fun to hear bestselling author Ellen Sussman read from her new book, The Paradise Guest House, and discuss terrorism, book covers, doing research, how Bali has changed, the Boston Marathon bombings, and the publishing industry, at Annie Bloom’s … Continue reading

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Success Story: THE FROZEN MOMENT

It’s always so lovely to report good writing news. A number of writers in my personal community were published in a literary anthology, THE FROZEN MOMENT: CONTEMPORARY WRITERS ON THE CHOICES THAT CHANGE OUR LIVES, released last month by Publication … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Local Writing Resource

I moved to Portland, Oregon, in September 2001, sight unseen, because I had heard about the city’s excellent coffee, independent bookstores and craft brewpubs. I also hoped to connect with other writers. Within the first few months, I discovered a … Continue reading

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Interview: Author Liz Prato on Identity, POV and Teaching

This interview launches my new series, Seven Questions. I’m excited to introduce Liz Prato, a short story writer, novelist, essayist and writing teacher, based here in Portland, Oregon. She’s an important part of my personal writing community as well as … Continue reading

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