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David O’Connell on first and best readers

The Writer’s Chronicle September 2014 issue features Debra Spark’s mediation on research and writing fiction to consider when research overwhelms a work and when research enhances the story the author is seeking to tell. She writes, “you always need…

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Amorak Huey on “sometimes the title comes first”

Let’s begin with your (poetic) origin story. Start with family. I am fortunate enough to come from a family of readers, writers, storytellers. One of those families with bookshelves in every room. My parents read and read to my…

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Gillian Cummings on deep inner silence

Petals as an Offering in Darkness, your newest chapbook from Finishing Line Press, opens with “Entreaty”, an evocative, startling first poem. It gave me pleasurable chills to read it—my own personal mark of an exceptional poem. In her contribution…

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Juliet Cook & Robert Cole on Collaborative Chapbooks

How did your collaborative chapbook begin? Juliet Cook – My memory issues might be warped, but my recollection remembers me posting tortured Saint photos on my facebook page and then Robert Cole suddenly emailing me, asking if I might…