Be thankful that you don’t have all the time in the world. And yeah yeah,...– Joe Hall on writing.
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I have started this novel with multiple first person narrators, then tried it—to follow a suggestion from someone—with third person omniscient and hated it. I have nothing against third; I use it all the time. It’s just that for this book which I’m writing, these three women really want to say “I.” Separately. In their own tones and in their own voices. Well, I...
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A Couple of New Publications
First is nonfiction: in a book called Teaching Creative Writing: Practical Approaches, edited by Elaine Walker. It’s an essay on teaching students to use research in fiction. The library edition is out now (from the UK). The paperback will be out soon. You can find out more about the book here on the series website. The other pub is a short story in the long awaited third issue of Muscle...
My Writing Problems
as of late: I have no concept of time in longer works. June? July? Is it September already? I have no concept of endings in shorter works until I get there. Poems are, since I’ve come back to them, little stories. (Photo credit: one of my twin toddlers. )
theswangondola: …detail from photo featured in Women in Pants by Catherine Smith and Cynthia Greig. (lifted from Chloe and Olivia: Lesbian Findings From History and The Arts)
Review: A Complete Guide to Writing for...
A Complete Guide to Writing for Publication by Susan Titus Osborne My rating: 2 of 5 stars This is a Christian book. There’s nothing wrong with that, but I was not aware that this is a book written by books (Susan Titus Osborne is the editor) for Christians. Obviously, I felt misled. Nothing in the title, on the cover, or on the back (blurb and description) led me to see that is a...