Friday, July 30, 2010

MFA Greensboro Alum Kelly Link Featured on Anna’s Book Blog

Guest Blog & Giveaway with Kelly Link


I'm excited to welcome Kelly Link, author of Pretty Monsters (out today in paperback) to the blog. She's here today with some advice that writers will find useful.

This is going to be a post mostly for writers, and mostly for younger writers/writers at a certain stage of their career. I know some writers don’t like to read in their genre -- or at all -- while they’re working. There are good reasons for that: fear of taking on someone else’s voice, or even just the fear that knowing someone else has been working with the same material or in the same territory will prove dispiriting. Sometimes writers decide to read only books available during the time period that they’re writing about, or only other books about that time period.

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