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Laura McHale's Latest Blogs

Oct.24.2010 - 1:51 pm
This is from a response I just added to the Story club's discussion, "Why Do You Write Fiction?":  I write fiction and nonfiction because I don't feel whole if I'm not...
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Nov.18.2009 - 8:19 am
My story "Invasion" is featured today at Every Day Fiction, www.everydayfiction.com.  And I'm done with NaNoWriMo 2009, except for uploading the 51,248 words I've spewed...
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Oct.12.2009 - 7:17 pm
Yesterday I read "Runaway," the first story in Alice Munro's collection of the same name, and I was blown away. I've read some of her previous work, but none of it...
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Aug.31.2009 - 7:48 am
Books by Heather Gudenkauf, Thrity Umrigar and Kate Farrell
To escape from my own writing, I’ve done an extraordinary amount of reading lately. And the last three books to keep me up when I should have been sleeping were “The Space Between...
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Reviews I've Written

Naked, Drunk, and Writing: Writing Essays and Memoirs
Several months ago my husband and I went to Readers' Books in the beautiful town of Sonoma to see Adair Lara read from her latest book, Naked, Drunk, and Writing: Writing Essays...

Comments from Laura McHale

May.18.2009 - 9:01 pm
In response to: Club guidelines?
I couldn't find any guidelines at the link either, but I figured, what the heck, I'll agree to them anyway -- sight...
May.18.2009 - 8:51 pm
In response to: Social Networking
I'm a newbie to social networking. I've got a partially completed profile on LinkedIn for my day job that I've never...
May.18.2009 - 8:23 pm
In response to: Gifts From the Muses
I am drawn in by the way you began this conversation -- your tone, your images. And I love the idea of library gods. I...