Dawn Tripp is a favorite among Boston-area writers and readers—and for good reason. I first met her at the Boston Book Festival where I moderated a fiction panel we quickly dubbed “Three Blondes and a Brit.” There we were: James MacManus, author of the acclaimed forthcoming Midnight in Berlin, Holly LeCraw, best-selling author of The Half Brother, Tripp, who nailed the Massachusetts Book Award with her second novel, and me. Though I hadn’t met Dawn before or known her books, she had such an open-armed kind of warmth, and such a passion for other writers and their work, that ...
Over at DeadDarlings we’ve been embracing the fickle weather patterns by getting lost in good pages. Whatever mood you are in – ready for summer getaways or holding out for the last snow days of the season, we’ve got you covered. Check out some of our favorite posts from January.
Be a hero at home
Alexander Chee’s second novel, The Queen of the Night, has topped nearly every “2016 must-read” list that flooded the Internet in January, and the response to each was ecstatic. Chee is not only a writer’s writer, but a great friend to writers
It’s a new year and around Dead Darlings headquarters, we are brushing off old things, learning new things, and thinking about a lot of things. We would like to wish everyone a happy new year filled with writing. To get those creative juices flowing, check out some of our favorite posts from December.
Learn Something New
As we head into this year’s holiday season in New England, it’s kind of hard to imagine Santa’s sleigh going anywhere because it’s so, well, warm, kind of balmy even. So instead of hunkering down by the fire with your eggnog and waiting for the year to end, write! Dead Darlings has some good posts to help you get started.
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