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Dec 25, 2023

In this episode, Dionna Griffin-Irons discusses improv, curiosity, how we're all characters, being comfortable with the unknown, and finding truth.
Dionna Griffin-Irons
Stories Matter Foundation

Dec 3, 2023

I Done Clicked My Heels Three Times by Taylor Byas (and here's the interview I mentioned:
Brother & Sister Enter the Forest by Richard Mirabella (and here's the essay I mentioned: 

Nov 6, 2023

Signups are open for the Novelist's Toolkit online class with Rebecca Makkai! Check it out at
Rebecca Makkai
Stories Matter...

Oct 21, 2023

In this episode, author Idra Novey discusses inspiration through imagery, asking what you don't know, translation, deciding what becomes a novel, subtext, taking risks, and allowing for monstrosity.
Idra Novey
Stories Matter Foundation

Aug 28, 2023

In this episode, Grant Faulkner, author and Executive Director of NaNoWriMo, discusses 100 word stories, what is National Novel Writing Month, writing as running, making creativity a priority, writing on your phone, and time confetti.
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Stories Matter Foundation