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Here you’ll find quick tips, advice, and informative articles from authors new and old. And if you like what you see, there’s likely a book where that came from.

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Mignon Fogarty

Bourne Morris, author of "A Woman of Two Minds," discusses words she doesn't like, her daughter's invention of "smallen"-ing something, and the importance of good grammar. 

James Wright

James Wright, author of Enduring Vietnam, discusses what it was like to bring a human face to the Vietnam War while writing his book.

Mignon Fogarty

Heather Morris discusses creating a voice for her characters and the difficulty she faces finding words to describe shameful events, even as a writer. 

Mignon Fogarty

Augusten Burroughs talks about punctuation preferences, language evolution, and an Emily Dickinson quote. 

Cathy Heller

Cathy Heller, author of Don't Keep Your Day Job, discusses how to take the leap from a life you tolerate into a life you love.

creative selection
Ken Kocienda

Ken Kocienda, author of Creative Selection, imagines the societal impact technology could have on its users, with an emphasis of merging liberal arts into this technology. 

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