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14 Unique and Innovative Short Story Collections

Celebrate National Short Story Month with this roundup of stories that are unlike others you've read before.

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Your Reading Life

‘Radical Hospitality’ at Hedgebrook, a Writer’s Retreat for Women

I read the advice from previous writers at Hedgebrook: how to let yourself give in to being cared for, how to release the guilt and accept the gift of the time and space in which to create.

By • 3 years ago
Author Essay

Award-Winning Suspense Author Shares Her Favorite Books

Sara J. Henry, author of Learning to Swim and A Cold and Lonely Place, shares five "important books."

By Sara J. Henry, author of A Cold and Lonely Place • 3 years ago
Your Reading Life

What’s on a Character’s Nightstand?

I have an obsessive curiosity about what people are reading, including characters from TV and film.

By • 3 years ago
Your Reading Life

Celebrate National Novel Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month - or Nanowrimo to the initiated - is the annual writing challenge where participants pledge to write 50,000 words of a novel in 30 days.

By • 3 years ago
Your Reading Life

How I Learned To Do a Book Signing and Not Fear Public Shaming

After I recovered from the shock of being asked to do something so cool, I was immediately overcome by nerves.

By • 3 years ago
Your Reading Life

Bibliotherapy – What’s on Your List?

Do you require Bronte to reboot your broken heart, Austen to curb your arrogance, or Hemingway for your headache?

By • 3 years ago
Article

“Our Growing Friendship Gave Us Permission to Laugh” Says Author of Saturday Night Widows

I can’t tell you what a relief it was to feel free of limiting expectations, to breathe.

By • 3 years ago