We have written about grim events that required researching information we should not be thinking about the night before a physical. But we can’t help ourselves. We just think too much.
You may have been nurtured by a mother possessing all the perfection of Caroline Ingalls or struggled through childhood with a parent who took lessons from Hamlet’s Queen Gertrude. For most people growing up in Mom’s kitchen fell in a more safe and boring middle ground.
To have The High Cost of Flowers named a finalist in both the contemporary fiction and literary fiction categories in the twelve-state Midwest Book Award competition is an honor.
If available sessions don’t meet your needs, people watching will fill the seventy-five minutes.Big names, wannabes, teachers who never published a word, agents, publicists, publishers, editors, illustrators, students all sort themselves into attending five hundred sessions over three days
Among the fears that held me back from publishing, offending somebody dear to me ranked fairly high. The powerful influence of familiar people, places and experiences in writing is reflected in AWP 2015’s first day schedule that includes three sessions on the topic.
With hundreds of thousands of new book titles released every year, the possibility of making a good choice to read on that next plane ride is a crapshoot. Back cover blurbs can be as transparent as real estate listings.