Privileged Perspective in Memoir: Building the Bridge of Trust by Trusting the Reader

This craft essay about techniques authors of memoir use to build credibility and elicit trust first appeared in the Writer's Chronicle. Below is the f

Q&A with Wilkes University Creative Writing Program

Featured in the December 2012 issue of Revise This, the Wilkes Creative Writing Program newsletter. An abridged version of this interview also appears

The Manuscript

You start by creating a few words and then a few sentences and then it starts to grow and you nurture it and try your best to make it the best it can

Abook, Abook!

Well I’ve done it—I’ve written a book. Something I’ve always wanted to do and maybe even known I would do. Of course, that particular knowledg