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Dec 26, 2022

Recommendations for your TBR pile:
Greg's Picks
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin
Last Summer on State Street by Toya Wolfe
Mount Chicago by Adam Levin
Groundskeeping by Lee Cole
I Have Some Questions For You by Rebecca Makkai
Michael's Picks
Book of Extraordinary Tragedies by Joe Meno

Nov 28, 2022

Jeremy Owens, writer and performer, on live lit, putting together a show, newsletters, and the chaos that is trying to hold onto an online writing community in this day and age.
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Stories Matter Foundation

Oct 30, 2022

In this episode, Jen and Fraser Coffeen, hosts of the Creepy History Podcast, stop by to talk about all things scary stories - telling them, lessons writers can take from them, and what keeps us up at night.
Creepy History Podcast
Stories Matter...

Sep 26, 2022

In this episode, Lindsay Hunter, author, discusses flash fiction, accepting your voice, making the most of your time, making reasonable writing goals, spreadsheets for editing, community as motivation, if you should go to grad school, and what makes Chicago special.
Lindsay Hunter

Aug 29, 2022

In this episode, James Klise, author, discusses opening pages, writing for teens, leaving behind a manuscript, reading strategies, revealing character through action, and using cause and effect to build a plot.
James Klise
Stories Matter Foundation