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Priscilla Long is author of Minding the Muse: A Handbook for Painters, Composers, Writers, and Other Creators (Coffeetown Press), a book of essays titled Fire and Stone: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? (University of Georgia Press), and Crossing Over: Poems (University of New Mexico Press). She is also author of The Writer's Portable Mentor: A Guide to Art, Craft, and the Writing Life (Wallingford Press). Priscilla is a Seattle-based writer of poetry, essays, creative nonfictions, fictions, science, and history. Her awards include a National Magazine Award. Her rigorous and extremely popular classes are always full for the good reason that her writers routinely become more skilled and get more published. Her scholarl ...more

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The Writer's Portable Mento...

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Minding the Muse

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Crossing Over: Poems

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Terminal Weird
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Dancing with the Muse in Old Age by Priscilla Long
"Priscilla Long's latest book, Dancing with the Muse In Old Age, shatters myths about aging, very old age, creativity, and productivity. Long's review of countless studies shows that old age does not have to be a time of languishing in an old-age home" Read more of this review »
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"Every now and then, if you’re lucky, a book comes along at just the right time in your life. Dancing with the Muse in Old Age, by Priscilla Long, is such a book. My joints were aching, my hair had turned gray, and I was wondering if my race was run. " Read more of this review »
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“All really good writers use fragments.”
Priscilla Long, The Writer's Portable Mentor: A Guide to Art, Craft, and the Writing Life

“We work out our own thoughts in our own words, not to please, not to impress, but to discover what it is that we have to say.”
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