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Something exciting and engaging: Dharma Kelleher

By Roz Kay A quote from the great American novelist Toni Morrison circulates often on the internet, at least among writers: “If there’s a book you really want to read but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write … Continue reading

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Query letters to literary agents: Don’t be weird

By Roz Kay Literary agent Janet Reid runs the Query Shark web site. There are some of my notes from her talk at the 2015 Writer’s Digest Conference in New York City. I’ve posted about the right way to query literary … Continue reading

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Exploding the Emily Dickinson myth: Nuala O’Connor

By Roz Kay Nuala O’Connor’s third novel, Miss Emily, alternates perspectives between the American 19th century poet Emily Dickinson and a fictional Irish maid, Ada Concannon. “I wanted to explode the myth about Emily being the complete recluse,” Nuala O’Connor … Continue reading

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The kind of stories that bring us together: Dorothea Benton Frank

By Roz Kay “I think we’re all kind of in the same boat,” says Dorothea Benton Frank. She’s talking with me about her readers and her new novel, All the Single Ladies, published in June by William Morrow. “We’re dealing … Continue reading

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A different kind of writing blog: Roz Kay

Hello, and welcome to my blog. It’s mostly conversations with writers: authors, poets, and playwrights. I sometimes include “guest posts” from writers on the publication of their books, and I maintain a page of writing tips. My debut children’s novel, The Keeper of the Stones, … Continue reading

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