Josh Sippie

Josh Sippie

Josh Sippie is the director of publishing guidance at Gotham Writers Workshop, host of Gotham’s talk show Inside Writing, and the organizer of the Gotham Writers Conference.  He has published short stories, nonfiction, humor, and poetry in Hobart, McSweeney’s, Brevity, Stone of Madness, the Guardian, The Writer, Bear Creek Gazette, Allegory, and Truffle. He is the Fiction Editor at The Razor magazine, an associate editor at Uncharted Magazine, has served as a developmental editor and proofreader for Del Sol Review and Writers Clearinghouse, and was a literary assistant at Talcott Notch Literary. He holds a BA from the University of Central Missouri.

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Josh Sippie

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A Surefire Technique for Finding Your Voice

A Writer’s Online Presence

Being Your Own Best Reader

Hobbies: How They Can (and Can’t) Help Your Writing

How to Stop Worrying and Love the Query

Improving Dialogue Through the Art of Eavesdropping

Opening Lines as First Impression

Opening Lines As First Impressions

The Benefit of Humor in Fiction

The Snapshot Theory

Writing Horror That Lingers