Knowing the right way to write what you mean can sometimes be tricky, but you don’t have to memorize the rules of grammar to stop making common errors. Other people make […]
Sometimes when working on a personal essay or memoir we flood the engine of our prose. We’re trying hard to be as authentic, accurate, and open as possible, so we include everything remotely significant. The forward […]
This Saturday I’m teaching a creative nonfiction workshop in which we’ll make our readers shiver. Suspense has got to be the biggest challenge to my daily work as a memoirist, but writing suspenseful prose has also […]
Do you want more support in achieving your creative and professional goals–especially if those dreams meet with discouragement from the people around you and the culture at large? Are you having trouble believing […]
by Delilah S. Dawson Let’s talk about marketing, shall we? It’s 2012. I’m sitting at a table in the front of the room, a microphone poised to capture my every word. At […]
If you missed us, we’re on Life Improvement Radio again today at 1:55 PM 5:09 PM and 11:27 PM. Hear Katie Riegel, Susan Lilley, Suzannah Gilman, Tiffany Razzano, and I discuss contemporary issues […]
When it came time to air our show, Life Improvement Radio suffered a “power outage.” Or was it a “power outrage?” We’ll keep you posted when they finally muster enough wattage.
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1. Find unbroken stretches of time seated in a writing space. Physical Therapist: Okay, how’s the sciatica? Me: Horrible. I’m having a real setback. Physical Therapist: I thought we were making progress! What are […]