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Sep 28, 2021

In this episode, Melissa Febos talks about creative non-fiction, learning to love memoir, following curiosity, the most common fear among non-fiction writers, listening to your own standards as a reader, protecting yourself when publishing, letting your art take its own time, and to learning trust your psyche.

Aug 30, 2021

In this episode, Ines Bellina, author and storyteller, discusses all things networking, including how to be a human being, where to start, being a good literary citizen, conferences, and not being weird on social media.
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Jul 26, 2021

Sheree L. Greer, author, discusses writing mom an apology poem, MFA programs, becoming a writer, Chicago winters, building a community, the personal essay, journaling, going outside your comfort zone, writing for art instead of function, and starting out with submissions.
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Jun 28, 2021

Megan Stielstra, Author, discusses finding courage with oral storytelling, discovering a theme, inviting people to your practice, exercises for generating personal essay material, asking books specific questions, and disregarding MLA style.
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May 31, 2021

In this episode, Sahar Mustafah discusses her journey to becoming an author, being a pandemic debut, the querying process, writing at 4am, novel vs short story revisions, advice for authors leading workshops for the first time, working on mutliple projects, and taking risks like a teenager.