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Authors & Writers, The Recovering Creative

stuck/unstuck:  Lidia Yuknavitch on Internal Conflict and Writing

In order to write THROUGH the story, I had to relive it. And in my case that meant reliving these specific things:
—the death of my daughter —the abuse I suffered from my father —the self destructions I inflicted on my self
—the longing for a mother drowned by alcoholism

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The 5-Question [Agent] Interview: Jenny Bent

“I can’t really imagine *not* getting attached a writer’s work.   The whole reason you agree to represent a book or books by a writer is that you are in love with the work—there is nothing objective about personal taste.”

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The Recovering Creative

Is It a Memoir or Novel?

Sometimes, it’s pretty clear an essay is the perfect way to convey a thought or feeling. But how do I know? Maybe I should be writing a short story.

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