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Difficulty Categorizing This Book I have never read a book quite like this before. Perhaps that’s because it was...

Book Response: Blue Nights

Every time I read a book by Joan Didion, I am struck by her skill. Blue Nights is no...

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The Lover by Marguerite Duras What a perfect novel to read following Robert Olen Butler’s From Where You Dream....

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Unique Approach To Story Writing In Robert Olen Butler’s From Where You Dream, the author explains his unique approach...

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Having never read Faulkner before now (I know, sacrilege for a southern writer), I began with his “most accessible...
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Hi, I'm Hayley

I have one and a half Masters degrees in fiction writing. I've published numerous nonfiction articles and interviews about health, science, and travel. I also teach writing workshops in fiction and travel writing. I love being active, reading, and relaxing at the beach.

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