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Christi

About Christi

Christi Craig is a native Texan living in Wisconsin, working by day as a sign language interpreter and moonlighting as a writer, teacher, and editor. Her stories and essays have appeared online and in print, and she received an Honorable Mention in Glimmer Train's Family Matters Contest, 2010. You can send comments or questions via her contact page.

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Your Next Book Study:
The Emotional Craft of Fiction by Donald Maass

“Emotional craft isn’t a repackaging of old writing bromides. It’s a way of understanding what causes emotional impact on readers and deliberately using those methods. It’s a way to energize your writing with tools that are always available: your own … Continue reading

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Found Poetry: An Herbal Remedy Imagined

After watching the state of things.  Echinacea Purpurea * Purple Rudbeckia. Prefers rocky, disturbed soils– (souls). Used at length by Native Americans for more ailments than any other plant: herbal smudge, smoke, the leaf or root. Supporting, depurative– purifying for … Continue reading

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