Diana Stout

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Diana Stout, MFA, PhD is a screenwriter, author, former English professor, who loves to teach others about writing. Her students have said, "She smiles when she talks about writing."

An award-winning writer in multiple genres, she has published books, magazine articles, short stories, poetry, served both as a newspaper and magazine columnist, had two short plays produced in New York, and has optioned a screenplay.

She has served as a reviewer for various academic journals, as a contest judge for multiple writing organizations—both young adult and adult, in fiction and nonfiction.

Her most ambitious project to date and the one she is most proud, and which has recently been published is Grendel’s Mother, an epic fantasy.

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I have three sets of favorite couples and I watch these movies over and over:
1. Anne & Captain Wentworth from Jane Austen's book, Persuasion
2. Darcy & Lizzie from Jane Austen's book, Pride and Prejudice
3. Veronica Franco & Marco Venier from the movie, Dangerous Beauty

All can be classified as romances, but each one of these heroines are spunky, speak their minds, and are smart.(less)
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Grendel's Mother

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Where did the summer go?

Here it is, the beginning of October, solidly into fall, and as I look back at this past year, I feel that I have nothing to show for it. What did I do all that time?

More accurately, I know what I didn’t do. Writing.

I thought about writing a lot. I talked about it even more.  And, I took a number of classes to learn how to become a better writer.  So, I guess, there i...

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