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- Christi Craig lives in Wisconsin, working by day as a sign language interpreter and moonlighting as a writer, teacher, and editor. Her work has appeared online and in print, and she received an Honorable Mention in Glimmer Train's Family Matters Contest, 2010.
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Upcoming Author Interviews
Aug. 23rd, Sunvalt: Stories of Solarpunk and Eco-Speculation, (Upper Rubber Boot Books) with Editors Phoebe Wagner and Brontë Wieland.
Sept. 27th, Patricia Ann McNair, author of And These Are the Good Times (Side Street Press).
Oct. 25th, Michael Shou-Yung Shum, author of Queen of Spades (Forest Avenue Press).
Aug. 30th, Cari Taylor-Carlson, author of Life on the Loose: My Journey from Suburban Housewife to Outdoor Guide.
Sept. 20th, Maura Fitzgerald, my co-partner-in-teaching at Harwood Place.
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If you have a guest post you feel would fit the scope of this blog, send me a note through my contact page.
FLASH NONFICTION: the art of the short essay.
Oct. 6-7, 2017, Wisconsin Writers Association Fall Conference, Neenah, WI. Writers will leave with a general knowledge of the genre, resources for further study, and the bare bones of a first draft. Watch for more information HERE.
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As humans, we are natural storytellers. For me, certain images and smells strike me hard: tapping a memory, pulling me back into time, and demanding that I form those memories into something I can share. Lisa Cron (WIRED FOR STORY) explains … Continue reading