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@1455LitArts: A Walking Tour

@1455LitArts: A Walking Tour

No writer worth a damn would ever think to publish (even if anyone was willing to indulge them) an improvised rough draft. Creativity and inspiration, combined, are the easy part (!); the real art is in the process of revision. But a writer with a modest, at best,...

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BOOKED: Sean Murphy Q&A with Bethanne Patrick

BOOKED: Sean Murphy Q&A with Bethanne Patrick

An oldie but goodie from summer of 2018. I had the pleasure of talking with good friend, literary rock star, and 1455 Advisory Board member Bethanne Patrick (AKA @TheBookMaven) about...everything. It's at once refreshing and encouraging to hear about many of the plans...

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1455 SUMMER LITERARY FESTIVAL: VIDEO! (DAY THREE)

1455 SUMMER LITERARY FESTIVAL: VIDEO! (DAY THREE)

The third day of 1455’s Summer Literary Festival kicked off early (with coffee) and ended late (with cocktails). Between the first panel at Bright Box and the closing remarks at Shenandoah University, we heard from dozens of writers, teachers, artists, and public...

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