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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Michael Datcher and Leni Zumas on the show with Nicole Nelson, co-host

Michael Datcher, author of the New York Times bestselling memoir RAISING FENCES, talks with Nicole Nelson about his new novel AMERICUS and about writing dialogue, layering conflict, and getting from draft number one to draft number 19. Then Leni Zumas, author of the story collection FAREWELL NAVIGATOR and the novel THE LISTENERS discusses her work and the value of defamiliarization, learning to use autobiographical elements discerningly, and tips on writing past clichés.
 
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(Broadcast date: October 22, 2014)

2 comments:

Linda said...

Nice post :) Thank you

Nicole Nelson said...

You're welcome, Linda. Glad you enjoyed it. We appreciate your feedback.
Nicole