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"To Wander Sentence By Sentence" Imagination and Reality with Michael Zapata

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Though Muse and the Marketplace 2020 was sadly cancelled, we still want to share blog posts that presenters wrote about our theme “Imagination and Reality.” In this blog series we asked presenters to explore the boundaries between fact and imagination, and how each contributes to great writing. Here, authors have selected a passage from their own work, highlighting in green which elements came roughly from their direct experience, memory, or fact; while highlighting in blue which elements came from their imagination or speculation. In this post, Muse presenter Michael Zapata shares an excerpt from his novel The Lost ...

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"The indignation remains, but the righteousness wavers": Imagination & Reality with Elizabeth Ames

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Though Muse and the Marketplace 2020 was sadly cancelled, we still want to share blog posts that presenters wrote about our theme “Imagination and Reality.” In this blog series we asked presenters to explore the boundaries between fact and imagination, and how each contributes to great writing. Here, authors have selected a passage from their own work, highlighting in green which elements came roughly from their direct experience, memory, or fact; while highlighting in blue which elements came from their imagination or speculation. In this post, Elizabeth Ames shares an excerpt from her novel The Other’s Gold.

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"Memory in the memoir is a frenemy": Imagination & Reality with Daphne Strassmann

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Though Muse and the Marketplace 2020 was sadly cancelled, we still want to share blog posts that presenters wrote about our conference theme “Imagination and Reality.” In this blog series we asked presenters to explore the boundaries between fact and imagination, and how each contributes to great writing. Here, authors have selected a passage from their own work, highlighting in green which elements came roughly from their direct experience, memory, or fact; while highlighting in blue which elements came from their imagination or speculation. In this post, Daphne Strassmann shares an excerpt from her writing and explains  ...

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Muse 20 with Shirley Jones-Luke

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Though Muse and the Marketplace 2020 was sadly cancelled, we still want to share blog posts that presenters wrote about our theme “Imagination and Reality.” In this blog series we asked presenters to explore the boundaries between fact and imagination, and how each contributes to great writing

Shirley Jonesluke

"What Going Through the Ice Must Have Felt Like" Countdown to Muse 20 with Nicole Blades

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The Muse and the Marketplace 2020 will soon kick off on April 3rd in Boston! This year’s theme is “Imagination and Reality,” as many presenters are exploring the boundaries between fact and imagination, and how each contributes to great writing. Here, presenting authors have selected a passage from their own work, highlighting in green which elements came roughly from their direct experience, memory, or fact; while highlighting in blue which elements came from their imagination or speculation.  In this post, Muse presenter Nicole Blades shares an excerpt from her ...

Nicole Blades