Suburban Tale of Woe #69
Going from third to first person
Mind twisting. Going from third person to first person will really twist you around like a pretzel. Basically you have to write a new novel and you can use a couple scenes from the old one but those d...
Topics: literary. literature, internet and writers, literary, contemporary fiction, and writing, banned books
The Bushwhacking of NPR
You should be concerned about this one if you go to movies, plays, the ballet, poetry readings, book readings, galleries, enjoy fine wine, a good book, a symphony on the lawn, Mozart, the Beatles, jus...
Topics: liberals, conserratives, culture, internet and writers, naitional public radio, far right, npr, public radio, and writing, fiction, left, dirty sexy politics, banned books
Writing is a Job
I have a friend who I see in coffee shops. He works above the coffee shop in a small ramshackle office. When I am done writing I go to the coffee house to read and research. Writing is a process of fi...
Topics: literary. literature, first novels, internet and writers, novelists, literary, contemporary fiction, and writing, publishing, banned books
All Those Manuscripts in a box
You have them if you write. Manuscripts in a musty box in a basement. Apologies to all those writers who hit it every time with their books and their box is empty or nonexistent. But for everybody els...
Topics: internet and writers, publishiing, literary, short stories, contemporary fiction, and writing, publishing, banned books