“Writing, at its best and truest, can offer solace and salvation for both readers and writers.”
From childhood fears to workshop mentors, Violet Kupersmith channels the
voices of the past for successful storytelling.
As a teen, Kimberla Lawson Roby’s instructors dubbed her a storyteller. Twenty books later, it turns out they were right.
“There is no competition for vulnerability. We are all in that together.”
“If I just show up, and I work and work, there is a moment, a magical moment, at some point, when it gives.”
“Craft is work.”
Novelist and short story writer Samrat Upadhyay toggles between two genres.
An author found that the best way to get her unusual story into the world was to do it for herself.
David James Poissant captures plots, characters, voices and the occasional animal in his new story collection.
“When I think of my memoir, I ask, what are the different layers that will help create an experience? I want you to be immersed in my world.”