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WriteLife: Travel 101

The first in a three-part series. After the entire series has run, Folded Word will post a travel-writing challenge in August 2016 that includes publication opportunities. Quick quiz! What do the Eiffel Tower, Great Pyramids, Niagara Falls, The Grand Canyon and Mt. Everest all…

Find Your George Martin

hand on control panel of a sound-booth

a #WriteLife article by Dan Szczesny

The recent passing of George Martin, the brilliant producer that helped make the Beatles the greatest band of all time, got me thinking about my own beginnings as a writer.

One Step Closer to World Domination

The author sitting at a bookstore table

or How Not to Sell Your Book to Anyone
a #WriteLife article by Dan Szczesny

I’m about ten minutes into my author meet-and-greet for my travel memoir, The Nepal Chronicles, when a small woman with thin hair and a kind smile walks by and does a double take when she sees the book cover. She draws a deep breath and introduces herself as Betty.

Month in Review: February 2016

photo of snow and trees through French door

Despite it’s brevity, February was a hectic month for Folded Word — both at our New Hampshire base as well as across the country and the Atlantic, with the Folded bloggers and authors who’ve recently been featured on our blog and in new chapbooks.

Dispelling the Myth of the Magic Writer – Part II

The second of a two part series by Dan Szczesny for his new #WriteLife column In Part I of busting some of what I call the “myths of the magic writer,” we looked at listening to muses and writing every day. Today, we continue…

Month in Review: January 2016

We’ve had a busy January, and don’t expect the next few months to be any less exciting. With new chapbook releases and the launch of a few new or revised projects coming up next month, we are looking forward to February. But for now, here’s our recap for January…

Dispelling the Myth of the Magic Writer – Part I

(The first of a two part series by Dan Szczesny for his new #WriteLife column)

Recently, after a book presentation event at a local library, an attendee approached me with kind words about the talk. Then she asked, “So, where do you get your ideas?”

Month in Review: October 2015

Image of the Month: This month, the art for many of Folded Word’s upcoming chapbooks was made available for preview on Folded Word’s Flickr page. We have had a chapbook release with another coming up soon, and a series of radio interviews with Folded…

Notes from the Tour

I’ve put hundreds of miles on my car in the last two weeks driving around New Hampshire with/for a variety of Folded Word authors during our first ever September tour. The tour’s centerpiece was the inaugural New Hampshire Poetry Festival, a joint venture between…

Month in Review: July 2015

by Maryka Gillis Folded Word has released and signed new chapbooks to the press this month – poetry, nonfiction, and fiction included. The Folded Word blog continues to post new column pieces and monthly word labs. Keep up with the press for open submission…