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Writers Read: The Books that Influenced Me by Lisa Rowe

I’m delighted to welcome Lisa Rowe to the blog. She’s a lawyer turned playwright who began crafting her first play in high school…but I’ll let her tell you that story. Read Rowe’s story, learn about the books that inspired her … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Raise Your Voice by Patrick S. Lafferty

Welcome, writers! In today’s edition of Writers Read, Patrick S. Lafferty writes about novels with strong voices. Speaking of strong voices—check out Lafferty’s novel Anno Domina. In the book, the newly elected governor of Arizona must decide whether or not to … Continue reading

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Writers Read: The Happy Writer—An Oxymoron? By Sylvie Kurtz

I’m delighted to welcome Sylvie Kurtz to the blog today. We met on Twitter (of course!), where she tweets great writing tips and tools. I recently learned that we share a passion for positive psychology. In today’s Writers Read post, … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Five Favorite Freelancing Books by Kelly James-Enger

I’m thrilled to welcome Kelly James-Enger to the blog to talk about her five favorite freelancing books. Earlier this year, I began doing more freelancing again and needed help. I turned to Kelly James-Enger’s new book and my new favorite … Continue reading

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Writers Read: The Stories that Don’t Make Sense by Jocelyn Koehler

Our Friday Writers Read posts give authors an opportunity to write about the books that inspire their work. Today, Jocelyn Koehler writes about the enigmatic and engaging world of fairy tales—contemplating how we make sense of the stories that don’t … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Romantic Suspense by Sandra Peut

Welcome to our summer Writers Read series (even though I know it is technically spring and some of you are still looking out at lakes covered in ice). Today, I am delighted to welcome Sandra Peut to the blog to … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Books to Stimulate Your Brain by Bob Sitze

I met Bob many years ago, when I was a graduate student. Over the years he has served as my mentor, friend, project manager, fellow author, and book recommender. Then as now, he never fails to surprise me with his … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Female Protagonists who Rock Fantasy Novels by Hannah Johnson-Breimeier

I’m thrilled to welcome one of my favorite Boswell Book Company‘s booksellers, Hannah Johnson-Breimeier, to the blog. She’s writing about one of my all-time favorite book categories: young adult fantasy with strong protagonists! Enjoy! Writers Read: Female Protagonists who Rock … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Characterization, Great Voice, and Authenticity Make Five Titles Extraordinary Reads by Jodell Sadler

I met Jodell Sadler last fall at the Wisconsin SCBWI conference—and loved her amazing presentation on pacing in picture books. She’s here today to talk about five great reads for middle grade and young adult readers (and those of us … Continue reading

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WritersRead: Holiday Gift Ideas for Writers by Sarah C. Lange

I’m delighted to welcome back guest blogger Sarah C. Lange for some absolutely fabulous gift recommendations for writers. Enjoy! —Rochelle WritersRead: Holiday Gift Ideas for Writers by Sarah C. Lange If you’re like most writers I know, even though you … Continue reading

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