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Episode 21: Lee Gutkind’s Creative Nonfiction Law and Order Yellow Test Writers’ Prompt and A Writer Gets a Free House
In May, nearly 200 folks descended on the historic city of Pittsburgh to rub writing elbows with authors, essayists, journalists, and editors at the 2015 Creative Nonfiction Writers’ Conference. Maybe you were there. Maybe you weren’t. If you find yourself in the latter, shame on
I’m pleased to announce that Jennifer Niesslien’s appearance on Behind the Prose, Episode 18, has landed as a number one writing podcast on BlogTalkRadio.com. If you haven’t already, listen, learn and get your grown writer on with Full Grown People.
Yes, you read it right. The legendary Lee Gutkind graces the Behind the Prose virtual studio for a chat with yours truly. In this interview, we discuss everything from what time he goes to bed to how he crafted an overall narrative in a collection of
I decided to interview Chelsey Clammer because I was super impressed with her dedication to writing and publishing. I’ve joked that she’s a submission machine, but this woman is no heartless robot. Spirituality is at the center of her writing practice and in this interview,
As the universe would have it, I discovered the six-month old podcast, “A Tiny Sense of Accomplishment,” hosted by Sherman Alexie and Jess Walter. Like their Car Talk counterparts (the popular NPR radio show featuring two brothers who humorously answer questions about cars and life),
A couple years ago, I started saving quotes by writers – kind of like Rachel Toor refers to in her article on The Chronicle of Higher Education. I wasn’t writing nowhere near as consistently as I am now (and by “nowhere near” I mean that