Would you be surprised to know that much of your writing work is done in places other than at your desk or computer? You know your writing has taken over your life when:
You idly roam the … Continue reading >>
When I tried to start my writing PC, it talked back to me with a loud "Phfft," as if to say "forget it, fool." And then it smelled bad, like a burnt computer fart.
This was Old Faithful, my steady … Continue reading >>
The AWP Conference at the Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota was one of the best I've been to-- well organized, fascinating, and as always, high energy. Here are a few highlights and moments … Continue reading >>
Grandma wrote bestsellers
Have you ever felt you were too old to start that novel you've always wanted to write?
Belva Plain was 63 years old when her first novel, a romantic epic titled … Continue reading >>
I would start writing, and then say, "This is no good. No good at all."
Does that sound familiar? In an interview in April's The Writer, playwright Christopher Durang explains how he coped with … Continue reading >>
In any story, there’s a narrator that is separate from the writer. Point of view concerns how the narrator tells the story, and this will determine how close the relationship between the narrator and … Continue reading >>