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.

Stories · Posts

Five Writing Tips I’m Carrying into 2019

Jan 2, 2019 · 844 words (4 minutes)

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

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Novella Excerpt: For the Love of An Enemy

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

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 . . .

Updates + End of Year Musings

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

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

Creating an Environment Where You Have License to Try New Things

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

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Art as a Way Into Writing

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

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On Creative Breathing Room

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

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