INTERVIEW WITH DOUG LAWSON
When did you first feel like a writer?
What's your philosophy about teaching a writing class?
If you could meet any fictional character, who would it be and why?
Doug Lawson’s work has appeared, under his own name, in Glimmer Train Stories, Brevity, and the Mississippi Review. His latest book is Bigfoots In Paradise, from Red Hen Press, which Booklist called “Vivid…haunting…assured and atmospheric.” He also produces Urban and Epic Fantasy as writer J. Boothby, and you can find his books at https://www.amazon.com/J-Boothby/e/B082K7RXR6
WHAT WRITERHOUSE STUDENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT DOUG
“He was very personable and knowledgeable. He presented the information in a very usable way.”
“Doug was open and supportive and patient. Very much “no pressure” while still encouraging people to speak up.”
“He created a safe, judgement-free learning zone. He knows his stuff, but doesn’t take himself too seriously.”
“Very conversational and made me feel comfortable.”
“He was great—personable, lighthearted, sympathetic.”
“Doug’s personal experience as a writer and his supportive approach make him a great instructor.”
“The Night Witches” published by New World Writing