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The Classic Fiction Formula | The New Republic
My first piece for The New Republic! I’m so thrilled!!

As I write this, I can spot on my shelves the following books:  146 more words

Book Review - Writing Tools

Why I read this book:  This book was on a recommended list of reading for aspiring authors.  My review below will cover the nuts and bolts, but it was very much worth the read. 428 more words


Roy Peter Clark

WHO: Karakter
WHAT: Plot
WHERE: Setting
WHEN: Kronologi
WHY: Motif
HOW: Narasi


A text needs no extra words as a drawing needs no extra lines. A sentence can be long with detail but every word must tell.

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And so it begins! Autumn is the time to write...

I love starting a writing project in Autumn. For us here in the UK the weather is going to get more unpredictable, cold, wet, maybe snow, less chance of distraction, more time to write. 669 more words


Reading with your ears

The New York Times once published an article about William Zinsser, the author of the classic guide on non-fiction writing, On Writing Well. I love Mr. 367 more words


YOCR #9 - Disappointed with Imagine

I finished reading “Imagine: How Creativity Works” by Jonah Lehrer last night. This is one of the books on my Year of Creative Reading list and I really, really wanted to wholeheartedly love it, but I can’t. 476 more words