Kristi Petersen Schoonover, a ghost story writer who still sleeps with the lights on, is a three-time Norman Mailer Writer’s Colony resident. Her dark emerging YA thriller, Bad Apple is coming from Vagabondage Press Books in September. Haunt her at http://www.kristipetersenschoonover.com. Recently, a friend’s father died. Both of my parents are gone, so I suppose…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #78 – The Absence of Things
John Preet lives and writes in Calgary, AB. John is a pilot, a technical writer, an animal lover, and a teacher of martial arts. In a recent response here on the Writer’s Craft, I suggested that — as an identifiable demographic — writers were high on the list of “no known associates”. Having been challenged…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #77 – Not so much in common
It’s not too late to experience some of the magic of Clarion, if you’ve never been, or to relive the adventure one more time. Sign-up for the annual write-a-thon is underway and you have less than a week before it begins on Sunday, June 24th. On that date, participants will write at homes and coffeeshops…… Continue reading Clarion Write-a-Thon 2012
Your host, Lynda Williams, is the author of the Okal Rel Saga (Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing) and editor of the Okal Rel Legacies series (Absolute Xpress). She also works as Learning Technology Analyst for Simon Fraser University and teaches a introductory web development course at BCIT. For a list of Okal Rel titles…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #76 What do Writers Have in Common?
A Pushcart Prize nominee, Hunter Liguore earned an MFA in Creative Writing. Her stories generally push conventional boundaries of genre and subject matter. Her work has appeared in Bellevue Literary Review, Mason Road, The MacGuffin, Strange Horizons, Steampunk Tales, SLAB Literary, Barely South Review, The Writer’s Chronicle, and more. http://skytalewriter.com/index.php Over the last week I…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #75 – The First Page