Self-taught reader Rachael Hanel will discuss memoir writing at the 2014 Festival of Books. She answers our probing questions in this Q&A.
Writing’s two-fold power makes others understand and makes oneself understand. This year’s Festival offers a workshop to help veterans write their stories.
Before she began to read, Stillwell’s mother recited many nursery rhymes to her daughter. Even now, Mary Stillwell associates poetry with relationship and love.
Poetry may be the food of love, but we cannot live off words alone. The Festival offers three events combining food for the soul with food for the taste buds.
Poets, both aspiring and published, as well as poetry lovers of all ages and interests, can find an intriguing event to attend at the 2014 Festival of Books.
Moen’s prior books were academic, presented at political science conferences. This presentation will be some odd combination of fabulously fun and hair-raising.
Dumke may be a walking encyclopedia of Wallace Dow facts, dates and names, but will often jokingly answer with, “Wait, let me look that up in the book I wrote.”
Writers and aspiring writers will be interested in visiting the first full day of the Festival in Sioux Falls to check out the various writing workshops.
Norris to new writers- Read as much as you can. Great literature, cheesy novels; slow, careful going and page turners; read about things you know little about.
“This is a great time to be an author. The gatekeepers preventing readers from seeing your work are losing their grip on power.” – Magnusun advice to writers
The sole meaning in life is to serve humanity.
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