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Countdown to Muse 2015: Micro-Interview 9 (Roxana Robinson)

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The Muse and the Marketplace kicks off on May 1st at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston. In anticipation of the conference, we collected micro-interviews written by authors, agents and editors who will be attending the event. This is the ninth in the series.


Micro-Interview with Roxana Robinson, author of Sparta

April 21, 2015 | Info

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Countdown to Muse 2015: Micro-Interview 8 (Sue Miller)

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The Muse and the Marketplace
 kicks off on May 1st at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston. In anticipation of the conference, we collected micro-interviews written by authors, agents and editors who will be attending the event. This is the eighth in the series.

 

Micro-Interview with Sue Miller, author of The Arsonist

April 20, 2015 | Info

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You’re Oh So Shy, But You Can Learn How to Schmooze at Writing Conferences

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People peg me as outgoing, but the truth is, like many journalists and writers, I’m more of an introvert than an extrovert. I admit to a little stage fright before I give a talk or before I even take a seat in a large workshop at a writer’s conference.

But no matter how shy any of us are, we can learn to embrace the jitters and make them work for us. I sat in a GrubStreet workshop about four years ago and was surprised to hear how many participants were wavering about whether to even attend the Muse & the ...

April 14, 2015 | Linda Wertheimer

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Sound Skeins: The Kindness Connection at Writing Conferences

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Going to a writing conference is a great way to understand and learn more about the craft. But it can also be intimidating to step into a ballroom filled with strangers. Eson Kim shares practical tips on making writing buddies in a very short time, sometimes by accident.

March 13, 2015 | Eson Kim

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Love and Poetry

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Whenever I’d ask my grandmother how she made one of her famous dishes, she’d look at me and say: the only ingredient you need is love.

 

This always drove me crazy, partly because I still believed back then that cooking was a matter of mixing the right ingredients together, and partly because I’d watched her spend full mornings mixing and rolling and pinching and folding and knew that her delicately layered strudel required a lot more than a little love.

March 12, 2015 | Ben Berman

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