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Nicholas LaMendola: A Complicated World

Ann Fisher interviews Issue #54 Fiction author Nicholas LaMendola, regarding his piece “to my love, a portrait.” “The world is complicated!  I constantly catch myself oversimplifying, flattening other people’s points of view, disregarding the challenges and nuances that make people the way they are.”  Nicholas LaMendola What inspired you to write “to my love, a […]

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Blake Johnson: Finding safety in a chaotic world

“My wish is that people will say this to themselves after reading my stories: “Someone understands. I am no longer alone.”
 Blake Johnson

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Resilience and healing in challenging times

Fiction editor Ann Fisher interviews Bari Lynn Hein about perspective and the writing process for “Curtain Call,” her story of resilience and healing in challenging times.   Tell us about how “Curtain Call” came to being. “Curtain Call” had been in my head for some time. When the pandemic hit, I decided it was time […]