We hear from a writer today yearning to find a writing community, but not knowing how to do without spending money she doesn’t really have. Plus: A lot of questions we’re getting center on motivation in one way or another, so we’re going to discuss different kinds of motivations for different kinds of personalities. We’ve got writers Jessica Bird and Henriette Lazaridis to help us out.
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Jessica Bird is a scholarship graduate of GrubStreet’s Novel Incubator program, a past scholarship resident at Salty Quill Writers’ Retreat for Women, and was a finalist for the 2023 Edith Wharton Writers in Residence Program; she’s currently at work remapping her manuscript The Only Brother, the story of a man searching to discover why his older brother, presumed dead, survived his abduction when they were children but never returned to their family.
Henriette Lazaridis is the award-winning author of three novels: her debut The Clover House, the antarctic adventure Terra Nova, and her newest book coming this April, Last Days in Plaka. She is the co-founder of Galiot Press and also runs the Krouna Writing Workshop in northern Greece.