Asked & Answered with Janet Kilgore

Have a question for our Google guru? Email us at wlt@writersleague.org with “Asked & Answered” in the subject line.    Dear Asked and Answered, Every night I lie awake worrying that someone will steal my manuscript, get it published, make the Bestsellers’ List, and become a literary icon. As if

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Meet Lone Star Literary Life

Every so often the Writers’ League likes to highlight another Texas-based writing/literary organization on our blog. This week, we’re featuring Lubbock-based Lone Star Literary Life—a Texas-centric website and newsletter that connects its readers to the literary community in Texas. Lone Star Literary Life was founded by Barbara Brannon and Kay

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Asked & Answered with Janet Kilgore

Writers! We’re excited to introduce a new feature on Scribe: Asked & Answered! Moving forward on a regular basis, freelance writer and editor, Janet Kilgore, will do some digging to get to the bottom of your burning writer-related questions. Have a question for our Google guru? Email us at wlt@writersleague.org

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Author Interview Series with Sara Kocek

In celebration of Sara Kocek’s debut YA novel Promise Me Something, we managed to grab a couple of minutes with her to do a short interview about her novel and her writing process. Promise Me Something is considered a young adult novel. It seems most debut novelists with your level of credentials

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Wednesday Writing Prompt

Friendship is a special and unique relationship that differs in obvious ways from our relationships with our family or with our significant others. Friendships come and go, but the value of a lifelong friend can’t be denied. As I’ve been a student at UT, far away from my family in

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Wednesday Writing Prompt

I’ve been thinking a lot about the idea of space lately. Not as in the solar system, but as in how we negotiate ourselves in different locations. We act and feel differently based on where we are. We act differently, for example, when we’re in the comfort of our own

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Wednesday Writing Prompt

Well, it’s officially pumpkin month! It’s technically fall these days and it’s even sort of starting to feel like fall in Austin (it’s at least not in the 100s anymore, which is really all we can ask for). Despite the still balmy weather conditions, the fall spirit has certainly arrived.

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Wednesday Writing Prompt

Have you ever watched TLC on a Friday night? If you have not, you might not be aware that “Friday Bride Day” is a thing. Alas, you are missing out. My roommates and I prefer to unwind from a long week by sitting in front of TLC for an embarrassingly

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Wednesday Writing Prompt

Transitions Let me tell you, transitions are weird. Some people are really good at change (or so I’m told) but I am not one of those people. Elementary to middle school, high school to college, old home to new home, even changing circles of friends: transitions have always been hard for

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