From Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston. University of Illinois Press: 1978.
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From The Quotable Writer, edited by Lamar Underwood. Lyons Press: 2004.
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From “Place” by Dorothy Allison in The Writer’s Notebook: Craft Essays from Tin House. Tin House Books: 2009.
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From Barbara Abercrombie’s Kicking in the Wall: A Year of Writing Exercises, Prompts, and Quotations to Help You Break Through Your Blocks and Reach Your Writing Goals. New World Library: 2013.
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From The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Creating a Graphic Novel by Nat Gertler and Steve Lieber. Alpha: 2009.
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From Robin Hemley’s A Field Guide for Immersion Writing: Memoir, Journalism, and travel. University of George Press: 2012.
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From The True Secret of Writing: Connecting Life with Language by Natalie Goldberg. Atria, 2013.
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From The Elements of Story: Field Notes on Nonfiction Writing by Francis Flaherty. Harper Perennial, 2010.
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From The 6.5 Practices of Moderately Successful Poets: A Self-Help Memoir. Ed. Jeffrey Skinner, Sarabande Books, 2012.
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