Renowned writer Josip Novakovich states in his book, Fiction Writers Workshop, that a POV combination, an address of me to you, is frequently found in love poetry or love stories, and creates an “excellent effect,” yet, “strangely enough, this POV combination is rare.” Intrigued as to why something excellent was rarely used, I wanted to learn more. 579 more words
Tags » Craft Of Writing
I water it once a week
I write poems at almost the same interval.
A sprinkle of water
A short, easy poem.
To keep things alive
For another week.
In a response to last week’s post about MFA vs. NYC, a commenter who goes by the avatar Joplingirl noted that, “Finding a voice is inherently about bringing to the page a silenced story.” I love that idea, and the thought has been returning to me occasionally since, no doubt because of the number of stories I’ve been reading for… 303 more words
Finished a fiction proposal, then a non-fiction proposal, sent both to my agent then just returned from a writer’s conference, (that’s me walking down the hallway to a session) With proposal zoomed off from the agent to the publishers, said a prayer, took a deep breath, and now I’m moving on to the next project. 1,310 more words