Now Write! Contributors New Work

Some more of the latest work by Now Write! contributors!

What The River Carries: Encounters With the Mississippi, Missouri and Platte by Lisa Knopp (Now Write! Nonfiction contributor)
University of Missouri Press, April 2012

A collection of lyrical interwoven essays exploring the physical and cultural  geography of 3 rivers the author knows and loves.

rode by Tom Averill (Now Write! Fiction contributor)
University of New Mexico Press, Feb. 2012

Traveling the same route the song chronicles, from Tennessee into Arkansas, through Texas and into Mexico,this novel captures the spirit of the ballad while telling the story of a man who holds love in his heart though adventure rules his time. Pursued by a bounty hunter, Indians, and his conscience, he and his horse are tested, strengthened and made resolute.

Access: Thirteen Tales by Xuxi (Now Write! Nonfiction contributor)
Signal 8 Press, November, 2011

A collection of short fiction set in Hong Kong and among those in the Chinese diaspora.  The stories are mostly about women, the ties of family, the consequences of deep enculturation, money, sex and loneliness.

The American Essay in the American Century
by Ned Stuckey-French (Now Write! Nonfiction contributor)
University of Missouri Press, May 2011

A ‘whodunnit’ about how the the highbrow culture form of essay writing was threatened with death and who and what the likely culprits are.

Savvy Characters That Sell by Susan Kouguell
Now Write! Screenwriting contributor)
self-published, September, 2011

The author analyzes over 220 films, offers 34 screenwriting exercises and provides 6 templates from fictional scripts to inspire screenwriters to unleash their ideas, break through stumbling blocks, and strengthen their characters.