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My Writer’s Dilemma by Lindsay Belle Chambers

I am writing. No, not writing. I am jamming (writer’s style). I have my notes, I have my laptop, I have my coffee. There is …

The Things We’ve Carried: An Evening with Alaskan Veterans

The Things We’ve Carried: An Evening with Alaskan Veterans Writer’s Block Bookstore & Cafe 3956 Spenard Rd. Anchorage, AK (907) 929-2665 6 PM – 7:30 …

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Ideas That Want to Be Written by Andromeda Romano-Lax

This is an edited version of a blog post that ran previously on 49 Writers. “If you’re going to live your life based on delusions, …

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Pop Culture Detective Screening

POP CULTURE DETECTIVE SCREENING AND LIVE Q&A With Jonathan McIntosh In cooperation with the Anchorage International Film Festival Sunday, December 4, 2022 8:00 PM – …

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The Trail to Words #5 by Seth Kantner

The day after graduating from J-school in Missoula I unplugged my laptop, packed my boots and clothes, and gave away the pine desk I had …

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Live from Storyknife: October

LIVE FROM STORYKNIFE October 18 | 6 PM – 7 PM AKDT Via Zoom Live from Storyknife is a monthly reading series featuring the guest …

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A Poem for the Season

Dusk in Autumn The moon is like a scimitar, A little silver scimitar, A-drifting down the sky. And near beside it is a star, A …

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Training Our Brains to Value Effort—A Scientific Postscript for Writers by Andromeda Romano-Lax

This week I had a phone meeting about a writing project that has extremely long odds. The meeting itself was a blast. After the call …

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Spotlight on New Works: Profiles in Anthropological Praxis by Kerry D. Feldman and Phyllis A. Fast

An invited essay in applied anthropology, “Alan Boraas and Kahtnuht’ana Qenagu: Preserving and Renewing an Alaska Native Language” was published May 22, 2022 by Kerry …

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