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Alice Osborn

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Alice Osborn’s past educational and work experience is unusually varied, and it now feeds her work as a poet, as well as an editor-for-hire and popular writing coach. In the past decade, Alice has taught classes and writing workshops to thousands of aspiring authors of nearly all ages from 9 to 90 both around the corner and internationally. Heroes without Capes will be her most recent collection of poetry; previous collections are After the Steaming Stops and Unfinished Projects. Alice is also the editor of the anthologies Tattoos and Creatures of Habitat, both from Main Street Rag. A North Carolina Writers’ Network board member and a Pushcart Prize nominee, her work has appeared in the News and Observer, The Broad River Review, The Pedesta ...more

You remember the famous Napoleon Dynamite from 2014 cult movie: “I don’t even have any good skills. You know like nunchuck skills, bow hunting skills, computer hacking skills. Girls only want boyfriends who have great skills!”—Napoleon. Turns out Napoleon had a LOT of skills like milk tasting, drawing ligers (a cross between a tiger and…
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Published on June 21, 2016 08:37
Average rating: 4.63 · 43 ratings · 18 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
Unfinished Projects

4.64 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2010
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After the Steaming Stops: P...

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Heroes without Capes

4.71 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2015
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Creatures of Habitat

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Right Lane Ends: Poems

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message 1: by C.J.

C.J. Hi Alice,

Good to meet you. I'm looking forward to trading recommendations for great thrillers.

I just received the cover art for my next book and it looks fantastic. A Demon Awaits will be ready for press in a few weeks!

CJ



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