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One-on-One Coaching & Consultation in NYC Jan 2017

Posted on November 4, 2016 at 12:14pm 0 Comments

NYC writer pals: Please share with emerging writers you know who’d like one-on-one pro feedback. I’m in the city for a number of events Jan 7-14 and have a select number of private consultations available for thorough feedback on nonfiction, fiction, freelance, and more… Sign-ups via email: lori@loriamay.com…


Lit Life | Much Better than Nothing

Posted on July 3, 2016 at 5:30am 1 Comment

Do you ever feel restless while sitting at your desk? Perhaps you just can’t strike up the mood to work on your Big Project. Or, maybe you’re having trouble fleshing out a scene?

Sometimes we need a break from the Big Project to let our minds refresh, our bodies reconnect, and reignite the muse so all the…


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Who I am:
LORI A. MAY is the author of several books, including The Write Crowd: Literary Citizenship & the Writing Life (Bloomsbury)——named a “Best Book for Writers” by Poets & Writers magazine. Lori writes across the genres and her writing may be found in publications such as The Atlantic, Brevity, and Writer’s Digest. She is a freelance consultant and editor, and teaches in the Creative Nonfiction MFA program at The University of King’s College-Halifax. Canadian by birth and disposition, Lori now lives and writes in Seattle. For more info, visit www.loriamay.com.

Please note how to contact me——> lori@loriamay.com
I check my SheWrites inbox infrequently, but *always* respond to emails sent to lori@loriamay.com.

Connect with me online! My site, blog, or Twitter handle are:

Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
The Write Crowd: Literary Citizenship & the Writing Life
Square Feet
The Low-Residency MFA Handbook: A Guide for Prospective Creative Wr...
Creative Composition Inspiration and Techniques for Writing Instruc...
The Profiler
…and more!

My writing is:
Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Memoir, Journalism, Blog Posts, Lit Crit, Theory
Services I offer to other writers:
I offer a number of writing workshops, seminars, and guest lectures. I also offer consultation services for writers including editing, book proposal preparation, and more.

My professional associations:
Association of Writers and Writing Programs
Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs

I found out about She Writes from:
The first day this site was born!

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At 12:12pm on May 6, 2015, Suzanne Shaw said…

So nice to meet you at Third Place Books last night. I ordered The Write Crowd and am eager to read it!

At 3:39pm on August 6, 2010, Danica Davidson said…
I read your book stains and I thought it was beautiful. There were a number of poems that especially spoke to me, like minute, choice and u.04.07.
At 7:57am on June 8, 2010, Judith van Praag said…
Hi Lori, I've got to say, I've visited your blog and am impressed with its clear organization. You're using blogger.com's new editing and lay-out possibilities to your and our advantage. Drawn in by the easy to navigate homepage, and by the cover of your book (I love coffee stains, they make great beginnings of doodle drawings) I want to look further into the contents. Great job!


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