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Quick Post: The Guardian’s Ten Rules for Writing Fiction

I’ve come back to this article so many times that I thought I would perform a speedy share here and let you all in on a brilliant little secret. It’s the Guardians Ten Rules for Writing fiction. Usually I avoid writing articles and ‘How-To’s’, but this one has so many gems It is actually helpful. […]

The Corrections: Jonathan Franzen – Post Modern Characterization as promised.

The Madness of an autumn prairie cold front coming through.  You could feel it: something terrible was going to happen. The sun low in the sky, a minor light, a cooling star. Gust after gust of disorder.  Trees restless, temperatures falling, the whole northern religion of things coming to an end. NO children in the […]