As a writer, one has to collect experiences and feelings and people from which to draw, especially in nonfiction. So I’ve tried to remain a student of life and human behavior, and a collector of experiences. 

Storey Clayton
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I remember when I started drafting, I was both terrified and excited about where it might lead, what the writing of it might dredge up—emotions, new self-understandings. As writers we know that’s a ‘good place’ to be...

- Bill Marsh
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The gift of nonfiction is the ability to share human experience through story. I find that when I’m most uncomfortable writing my emotional truth, the work has the biggest reaction with readers.

- Lauren Mauldin
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“The pen is not so different from the camera.” Writers and photographers both have the ability to show the world what things look like from their perspectives. We have a lot of power to take what we see and shape it to evoke certain feelings or responses.

- Alexia Kemerling
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