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A Flash Interview with New Lighthouse Instructor Angie Hodapp

I first met Angie Hodapp at her Query Letter Bootcamp workshop at Lighthouse last spring. I learned that she works at Nelson Literary Agency—and that I knew far less about … Continue reading

August 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

Dispatch Part 2: Rediscovering My Home

by Tiffany Quay Tyson For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been traveling across Mississippi and into Tennessee on a regional book tour for my first novel, Three Rivers. I’ve … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · 2 Comments

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By Tiffany Quay Tyson It’s August and I’m traveling through the state of Mississippi, driving from one bookstore to the next for reading events for my first novel. I was born … Continue reading

August 17, 2015 · 3 Comments

Ben the Beacon-Bearer

by Dan Manzanares This past year at Lighthouse has been a banner one for me. I’ve learned more in such a short amount of time about the craft of writing and reading … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · 7 Comments

Meet the Writer Behind the TV Screen: New Lighthouse Instructor Sibyl Gardner

by Jesaka Long With Los Angeles being the center of TV production, it’s rare to find an active writer/producer working on an active series who actually lives in Colorado. That’s … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Flash Interview with New Lighthouse Instructor Helen Thorpe

We’ve had our eye on Helen Thorpe since 2009 when her book Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America won the Colorado … Continue reading

August 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

My Year at Lighthouse

by Karin Belz Writing is my obsession. A year ago, I quit my job and sold everything to become a writer. A good friend who loved my crazy ideas said, … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · 4 Comments

Cynthia Wong Takes the Long Shot

by Tessa Cheek We meet this year’s Alice Maxine Bowie fellow in creative nonfiction, memoirist Cynthia Wong, face down in a ship headed to Antarctica. The year is 2001. Wong … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · 5 Comments

A Tribute to Our Pañuelo Girl

by Tiffany Quay Tyson I first met Christy Bailey at a weekend-long Lighthouse workshop in Fairplay, Colorado. We were two of a dozen or so writers working on book-length manuscripts. … Continue reading

July 8, 2015 · 10 Comments

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