the mortar between the stones
Shoring up the walls
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I’ll be teaching a fiction-writing class (hopefully in person, live!) for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UNC-Asheville this fall. Write That Story! Elements of Short Fiction runs for eight weeks on Mondays from 2 to 4 pm, beginning September 20, 2021 in the Reuter Center. The course is designed for beginning to intermediateContinue reading “Write that Story! Fall Fiction Class at UNC-A”
Here’s a link to my Writer Talks interview on May third by Elizabeth Ann Atkins at Two Sisters Writing and Publishing. We talked about the craft of writing, the challenges, and the inspiration for the story “Fathering,” published on the Two Sisters website at ttps://www.twosisterswriting.com/winners-1/fathering-by-sarah-blanchard YouTube link to the interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvzSYygKLs4 I also read aContinue reading “May 3: “Writer Talks!” Interview”
“June sits in half-lotus on the edge of the mattress and narrows her eyes against the volcanic glow. She finger-combs her short, dirty hair off her forehead and watches him load the gun, sliding a single shell into the chamber.” Rift Zone When Kilauea volcano erupts in May 2018, back-to-the-land farmers June and Lani mustContinue reading ““Rift Zone” on PenDust Radio”
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