The Scriptorium, a Place for Writing

Here’s a terrific interview with my new friend, Diana Kathryn Wolfe-Plopa, author and fearless leader of the Grey Wolfe Scriptorium. I’m blessed to know her and to be working with her. Her love and respect for writers is beyond anything I’ve ever experienced.

Weam Namou

About a year ago, I heard a good rumor that a new bookshop, The Scriptorium, was opening in Clawson, Michigan. What made it unique was its goal to serve the Michigan literary community by carrying new titles released by Michigan authors. Its owner, Diana Kathryn Plopa, was already quite active in the writing community as the associate publisher, editor-in-chief and a writing coach at Grey Wolfe Publishing, LLC, an independent publishing house. The author of six books of various genres, she had previously led writing and critique groups at Panera Bread.

“I focus on mentoring other writers and supporting their dreams of publication,” she’d once said. 

Diana spent time as a features writer for a Detroit newspaper, and for several years she wrote copy part-time for a popular local radio program. She holds a degree in English, with a concentration on creative composition, as well as a certification in early…

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