The Wednesday Web Browser for Writers

  • Looking for a way to to develop your characters? Check out Sarah Salway’s 100-question character interview.
  • Yesterday was Edith Wharton’s birthday, and David Abrams wrote a post rendering homage.
  • Literary tourism, through Daniel Nester’s eyes.
  • Great advice from Diane Lockward on “the right time” to submit your poetry. (Not sure why the link keeps taking me to comments; please scroll up to read the full post.)
  • Some tips on deciding your story’s destiny: memoir or fiction.
  • Lots of Publishers Weekly‘s content is hidden behind a paywall, but if you’re looking for forthcoming titles to consider for your reviewing practice, you may want to look through these online announcements for the spring 2012 season.
  • The 2012 Virginia Festival of the Book schedule has been posted. (I’ll be there–will you?)
  • And in case you haven’t heard: My story collection, Quiet Americans, was just named a 2012 Sophie Brody Medal Honor Title. Details here.
  • One thought on “The Wednesday Web Browser for Writers

    1. Erika Dreifus says:

      Hi, all. It seems that the link to Sarah Salway’s post isn’t working, and I can’t seem to fix it. The good news is that right now, that list of questions is the very first post showing up on her site. So please go right to to find it. Apologies for the inconvenience.

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