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SunLit: Author drew inspiration for novel from dream flirtation, real-life bone cancer battle

It took 10 years, and a lot of "cry-typing," for Sara Jade Alan to bring her young adult fiction to life

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SunLit: The awkward, wonderful, mortifying moment when a high school improv performance takes an unexpected turn

In "A Messy, Beautiful Life," improvisational comedy leads the book's protagonist into an embarrassing on-stage connection -- before a packed theater

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Scarred by war, a young woman comes home to Denver to find her life an ashen void

The anthology "Blood Business" tracks the underbelly of human nature through "the muck of our lesser angels" in 27 crime stories -- including this one of embezzlement, murder and despair

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As author David Hicks wrote “White Plains,” the narrative got uncomfortably personal

In a story with autobiographical underpinnings, imagine writing a chapter -- honestly -- from the point of view of your ex-wife

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How the editor of “Beautiful Flesh: A Body of Essays” constructed a “body of work” in her collection

Stephanie G'Schwind pieced together elements that represent not only anatomy, but family, anxiety and social class

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SunLit Excerpt: In “Trafficked,” betrayal begins a teen girl’s harrowing ordeal

In this Mex Anderson novel, the author weaves a chilling fictional account that mirrors the stark realities of human trafficking