If a Dog Shows Up in Your Story

By Jacqueline Sheehan I never intended to include a dog in my 2007 novel, Lost & Found, but once a barrel-chested black lab showed up in the story line, there was no going back. He had a big personality and kept muscling his way into each scene. And I am so glad that he did. Read More

March 18, 2013

SDWG Goes to AWP 2013 Boston was filled to the brim with writers last week.  The annual Association of Writers and Writing Programs 2013 Conference (AWP) attracted over 11,000 authors.  Straw Dog Founding Members, Patricia Lee Lewis, Ellen Meeropol, and Jacqueline Sheehan were invited to offer a presentation in which they shared their wisdom about Read More