As contemporary writers, we can still benefit tremendously by listening to the words we’ve written. In fact, reading our work aloud is an essential step in the writing process.
Though there are always matters of taste and every literary journal is different, I suspect that many editors respond to creative nonfiction queries as I do.
I was lying in bed one night next to my husband, both of us reading, when I first noticed it. “Stut,” “stut,” “stut.” Maybe I’d