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Following our introduction to DC Fiona Griffiths in Talking to the Dead,  where, for me, the book hook sank its barb in deep, I was nearly let of the hook in… 394 more words

Book Reviews

Sue Harrison's "Writing the Third Dimension", part 30: Ende, Fin, Mwisho, Loppu, Einde

Welcome back! For the rest of this year we invite you to return here, specifically on the fourth Thursday of each month for the newest installment of Sue Harrison’s teaching: Writing The Third Dimension. 715 more words

Preambles To Writing

Out of office: Sewanee 2015 and a new novel excerpt

So, I’m packing up and preparing for my trip to the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. It’s an odd feeling, a bit of nerves and a bit of excitement, like going away for summer camp. 1,966 more words


Sewanee 2015

Folks who pay attention to my Facebook page or my Twitter account might remember that a couple of months ago, I announced I had been accepted to the… 485 more words


In The Palm of Your Hand: The Poet's Portable Workshop

Today I have taken my first step on the journey that is the honing of my craft. I am beginning with working through Steve Kowit’s handy guide,  330 more words


Coming in October: A Brand New Self-Publishing Course In Conjunction With Writers' Workshop

I’m so excited to announce the new course I’ll be running for Writers’ Workshop in October – check it out below …

I’ve been working on this for months now, and it’s just gone live on the… 142 more words


Reservoir Blogs #2a

I’m calling this one #2a because it isn’t really #3, it’s something that occurred to me just a few hours after posting blog #2:

If the writer wants to shape the inside of a mould into which the reader is expanding their imagination, then the best tools he or she has available are metaphor and simile. 372 more words

Creative Writing