Tag Archives: LIterary fiction

Book Review: The History of My Body

The thing that struck me most about Sharon Heath’s The History of My Body is the deep authenticity of the protagonist’s voice. The story is told in first person by Fleur Robins–daughter of an extravagantly wealthy fundamentalist nutjob politician father and alcoholic mother–who, at first, exhibits signs of being touched neurologically (never officially diagnosed, her disengaged …

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Writers Talk Podcast with Debra Brenegan

Debra Brenegan is the author of Shame the Devil.  Visit her online at http://www.debrabrenegan.com. Enjoy our talk about writing, teaching, books, and social media.  Debra teaches at Westminster College in Fulton, MO.

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Writers Talk Podcast with Sharon Heath

Sharon Heath is the author of The History of My Body.  Look for a review here early in April. Read her blog at http://www.SharonHeath.com. Enjoy her thoughts in our conversation about her dual lives as a Jungian Analyst and Writer, social media, and the future of publishing.  

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Writers Talk Podcast with Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley is a literary suspense novelist.  Listen to our lively chat about process, the future of publishing and France.

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Blueprints for Building Better Girls by Elissa Schappell

I’m a little sad that my first book talk here at Blue Lit is not going to be the celebratory, hyperbolic praise fest I wanted it to be when I got this book for the holidays. I found out about Elissa Schappell when I was on Tin House’s website, looking at their writers’ retreat 2012 …

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We should really just quit calling it Literary Fiction.

When I got started on this crazy ride of starting a literature-centric nonprofit, all I really wanted was a Reading Series in my town, and to shine a light on literary–or any craft-concerned, smartly written–fiction. I also wanted to be able to get paid to read and talk to authors while providing an amazing thing …

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Writers Talk Podcast with Smoky Zeidel

Smoky Zeidel is a free-spirited, environmentalist, reformed literati snob who spoke with us at 6:30 in the morning from the writing room of ramshackle cabin in the woods in Southern California. Listen to the podcast to hear all about Smoky’s relationship with writing practice, nature, and contemporary publishing. Visit Smoky Zeidel’s website at http://www.SmokyZeidel.wordpress.com, buy …

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Writers Talk Podcast with Julianna Baggott

TListen to Julianna talk to me about her writing process, her journey with multiple pseudonyms, and advice for new writers. Buy her books or read her blog at http://www.JuliannaBaggott.com

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