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Roxane Gay on writing

August 26, 2014

“Writing, at its best and truest, can offer solace and salvation for both readers and writers.”

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Homeward bound

August 26, 2014

Acting out a character brings a writer’s voice to life.

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Writing Prompts

Missed stop

August 22, 2014

While riding the bus, a character becomes absorbed in thoughts and misses his or her stop. The character disembarks at the next stop, and encounters something surprising. What does the character find? How does this incident affect the character in the future? Describe the bus and bus stop with vivid sensory details.

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