Year: 2014

Your Turn: Success!

Since we’re first and foremost a community here at 49 Writers, we thought we’d end the year with two “Your Turn” features. Today: As a writer, which particular success has been most meaningful for you this year? Maybe it’s something big, like finishing a book or signing with an agent or publishing a project. But …

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Sandra Kleven: Acts of Attention: Lancing Wounds, Treating with Inquiry’s Ointment

Yup’ik dancer at the Cama-i Festival in Bethel People with keen intelligence publish reviews of plays, books, concerts and movies. Their attention is scrupulous, their standards unwavering, as they reflect on each element of a piece: Is it art? Does the director meet the intention of the composer? Is the work derivative? Bla, bla, bla. …

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Spotlight on Alaska Books: Solutions, by Lynne Curry, Ph.D

“When you think of her, you call her the spider. If she’s a he, you call him a royal pain. She or he, the person who pushes every one of your buttons, irritates you until you feel off balance or even explode. Nasty people. While nice people definitely outnumber the nastier, nearly every good-sized organization …

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Deb: Seeking Your Best Alaska Writing: The Alaska Sampler 2015

By now, I hope you’ve heard of the Alaska Sampler, an annual ebook anthology of prose by Alaska’s finest contemporary authors. It’s free to the reader. For the author, it’s a proven discovery tool for increasing readership. And through Jan. 10, 2015, we’re accepting submissions for the Alaska Sampler 2015. Because the Sampler is offered …

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