Dorothy Allison is one of my critical writers … a writer I need in the world.
Dorothy Allison at Tin House
In eighth grade I first began to make a studied, conscious effort at enunciation, to pronounce the g at the end of going, or fixing, while at the same time avoiding “fixing” when I meant “about to,” as in, “I’m fixing to go to the store.” I did not want to sound poor or uneducated. 924 more words
I have begun to follow Bushra Rehman’s Readings & Workshops Blog. In her entry titled “Two Truths and a Lie: Writing Autobiographical Fiction”, which went with a lot of what I wrote about in last week’s blog post, she proposed tactics or methods, and examined dilemmas, for lack of a better word, that made me think a bit more about not only what I am writing, but also what I want to come out of it and where I want it to go. 634 more words