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Holly Lyn Walrath

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Holly Lyn Walrath is a writer of poetry and short fiction. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Strange Horizons, Fireside Fiction, Daily Science Fiction, Apex Book Company, Mithila Review, Flame Tree Publishing, Litro, Liminality, Crab Fat Magazine, and elsewhere. Her chapbook of words and images, Glimmerglass Girl, will be published by Finishing Line Press in 2018. She holds a B.A. in English from The University of Texas and a Master’s in Creative Writing from the University of Denver. She is a freelance editor and host of The Weird Circular, an e-newsletter for writers containing submission calls and writing prompts.

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These are a Few of My Favorite Rejections

Published Feb 28, 2019 · 335 words (2 minutes) · 2 views

February updates and sneak-peeks of articles!

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The Ones Who Walk Away

Published Jan 22, 2019 · 1,482 words (6 minutes) · 1 like · 79 views

On the anniversary of her death, Ursula K. Le Guin’s most famous short story is just as relevant as it was 46 years ago.

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Defining Art

Published Jan 20, 2019 · 925 words (4 minutes) · 4 views

What is art, and how do we define a creative legacy?

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Five Writing Tips I’m Carrying into 2019

Published Jan 2, 2019 · 844 words (4 minutes) · 3 views

A New Year's list of lessons I took out of 2018...in quotes!

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Novella Excerpt: For the Love of An Enemy

Published Nov 29, 2018 · 2,616 words (10 minutes) · 3 views

This is a little snippet from my novella-in-progress. The title is still pending! Bishop Jameson arrives in the valley of paradise, but all is not as it seems . . .

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Updates + End of Year Musings

Published Nov 29, 2018 · 461 words (2 minutes) · 1 like · 3 views

2019 is on its way, full of writing and possibilities . . .

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Creating an Environment Where You Have License to Try New Things

Published Sep 7, 2018 · 682 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 10 views

I was freezing cold staying in the tent cabins in Half Dome (formerly Curry) Village in Yosemite Valley with my dad who was there for work, so I got up and drove around the valley at 6 am. There’s been lots of fires in the area and the valley was filled with this thick smoke. Stopped at a turnout near Tunnel View and shot this photo - I really love the symmetry of it and the smooth gradients the smoke produces.
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Art as a Way Into Writing

Published Aug 3, 2018 · 583 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 4 views

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On Creative Breathing Room

Published Jul 9, 2018 · 532 words (2 minutes) · 1 like · 4 views

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How to Prep for #CampNaNoWriMo in 7 Steps

Published Jun 30, 2018 · 2,779 words (11 minutes) · 1 like · 4 views

Back to school with a bullet journal