Q & A—and a Book Giveaway! Welcome Author Tara Laskowski

Wonderful writing advice from Tara Laskowski.

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Tara LaskowskiNeed help navigating the tricky rules of etiquette in some, shall we say, rather delicate circumstances? Tara Laskowski,  author of Modern Manners For Your Inner Demons (Matter Press 2012), has written a profoundly funny and touching guide for properly conducting yourself in situations of adultery, dementia, arson, homicide, and more.

Want a free copy of Tara’s book? Read on.

Tara is senior editor at the online flash fiction literary magazine SmokeLong Quarterly, and was their 2009 Kathy Fish Fellow and writer-in-residence. She earned a BA in English with a minor in writing from Susquehanna University and an MFA in Creative Writing from George Mason University. Her submission of short fiction won the 2010 literary awards series from the Santa Fe Writers Project, and she has work forthcoming or published in several anthologies. Her story, “Dendrochronology” won second prize and publication for the Press 53 Open Awards anthology in 2010. Her story…

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One thought on “Q & A—and a Book Giveaway! Welcome Author Tara Laskowski

  1. John Alexander Bartelloni

    Not looking for a freebie. I’ll buy one if she signs it – loved “Etiquette of Adultery.”

    BTW, my maternal grandfather Alexander McLean Blair had ties to Tara’s hometown. His mother’s family, the McLeans, owned coal mines in that area. One of his cousins was a judge. Another founded a bank. Me hopes a few were respectable citizens, but I haven’t come across many in my genealogical research.

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