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Review - Author Salon Novel Writing Program

The Writer's Edge Brings You an Author Salon Talk With Brittany Hughes About Her Writing Life and Novel TITLE:   BREAKING CLAY GENRE:   Upmarket/literary COMPS:   FLIGHT BEHAVIOR meets WINTER'S BONE WORDS:   85,000+ Brittany Hughes graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor's degree in Creative Writing, and subsequently earned a Masters in Teaching. Although raised in the Emerald City, Brittany recently spent two years living in the Midwest, a landscape that inspired the setting of her novel, "Breaking Clay." With past experience volunteering within underprivileged communities, she was surprised to find the level of impact her travels through the hills of West Virginia had upon her. Witnessing the spread of current-day poverty led to the birth of her novel. Brittany now lives with her husband, and Westie, in Seattle, where she is the administrator of a financial planning firm. When not shuffling papers, she spends time writing a