Kelly Dwyer is the author of two novels, Self-Portrait with Ghosts and The Tracks of Angels, two children’s books, and a number of short plays. She is currently teaching creative writing and doing freelance manuscript editing, as well as working on her own writing. Current projects include a novel, travel writing, and plays and flash fiction based on the Disney princesses at middle age. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and Oberlin College, Kelly grew up in California and lives in Wisconsin with her husband, daughter, and their pug. Feel free to contact Kelly via





Flash Fiction in a Flash: Writing (and Submitting) Publishable Flash Fiction

Plotting the Novel

Better Talky-Talky: The Art & Craft of Dialogue

Novel in a Week