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Heather Mackey: Why I Write
For Heather Mackey, writing is a gift crafted for someone else to enjoy. It's this focus that has kept her writing, guiding her through self-doubt to her recent success, Dreamwood, a young-adult novel.
Shirley McPhillips: Why I Write
For Poet Shirley McPhillips, writing is about connecting with poems of the past and forming new relationships with readers. The Poem Central author, and member of the National Writing Project's Writers Council, shares what writing means to her.
Robin Newman: Why I Write
Humor, passion, revision, and perseverance are at the heart of Robin Newman's craft. Author of A Wilcox and Griswold Mystery: The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake, and member of the National Writing Project's Writers Council. Newman shares what inspires her to write and how she got to where…
Charles Yu: Why I Write
Charles Yu, author of How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe and member of the National Writing Project's Writers Council, illustrates the motive behind his writing.
Kelvin Yu: Why I Write
Insight from writer, actor, and NWP Writers Council member Kelvin Yu on the creative freedom that writing provides, compared to acting, within the TV and film industry.
Kekla Magoon: Why I Write
Kekla Magoon is an author of young adult fiction, historical non-fiction, and a member of the NWP Writers Council.
Why I Write: Amanda Parrish Morgan
Author, educator, and NWP Writers Council member Amanda Parrish Morgan shares how writing deepens her understanding of herself, others, and our world.
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