Category: Guest Contributor

We Each Have Our Own Yoknapatawpha

  By Guest Contributor Virginia Pye We all know writers with unpublished manuscripts hidden in desk drawers. Successful authors often admit to a half dozen failed, boxed-away books. Emily Dickinson bundled her poems with string and placed them under her bed….

Library Apocalypse!

By Guest Contributor Camille DeAngelis. This post first appeared on and is reposted with the author’s permission. Calm down, friends—it’s not the end of libraries! BONES & ALL author Camille DeAngelis wrote the following piece about the future of libraries after being inspired by…

The Trouble with Endings

By Guest Contributor Kate Leary.  In early September I finished the first draft of the novel I’ve been working on for a year. My kids were spending the week with their grandparents in Albany and my husband was backpacking with…