Today, let’s turn to the master himself, John Cheever. As I said in the first post on the series, many say this modern “MFA” set of rules teaches people to write like Cheever. 1,468 more words
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Procrastination, thy name is Ryan Knight.
If you want to find the time to clean your house, organize your storage shed, do three loads of laundry, and cook a five-course meal just try to do something other than the items on this list. 523 more words
The short story, the ever neglected cousin of the novel, requires many of the same techniques used in the composition of novel; however, instead of relying on capturing an entire Shakespearean arch of rise-fall-rise or an archetypal Hero’s Journey, the short story can exist as a fragment of any life or story. 945 more words