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Joyce Carol Oates: 10 writing tips

joycecaroloates newsweekJoyce Carol Oates is an acclaimed author of more than forty novels and countless short stories. She won the National Book Award for her novel them, and has been thrice-nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Oates is known for tackling hard subjects, such as poverty, violence, and racial tensions. Other well-known books by this most prolific author include Wonderland, Black Water, Blonde, and The Falls. She offers these earnest yet entertaining tips: Continue reading