Writing for teens is less complex and easier than writing for adults. Right? Wrong. As adults, we can’t fully know what it’s like to be a teen right now. So we have the extra job of trying to bridge that gap.Read more
A short story often begins in seed-form: a snippet of overheard dialogue, a line of poetry,
or simply an idea that’s been needling at you, nagging to be explored.
Memoir, a sub-specialty of autobiography, is a form of personal writing that has become
hugely popular in recent years.
The goal of our work together is to introduce prose writers to the basic techniques? and
strategies that will help them turn their creative prose work into screenplays. It will also
help experienced screenwriters to adapt literary works for the screen.
The short story is a paradoxical literary form. We feel we know what it … More info Read moreRead more
While I have no magic formulas—trust me, there are none—I will focus on the … More info Read moreRead more
Can we think of form as something other than constraint? What if one's entire life experience were the constraint, as it is for the Afro-Cuban poet Kamau Brathwaite? And where is the body in this?Read more
Just Tell The Damned Story (How To Stop Admiring Your Wonderful Prose And Pay Attention To The Tale You’Re Telling): Novel Writing
Be honest, now: Why do you read novels? For the brilliance of the writing? The characters? The overarching theme? Profound insights into the nature of the human animal and the relationships and moral principles that guide our lives?Read more
As a potent language of the body, dreams connect us to a life bigger … More info Read moreRead more
Fewer and fewer publications have rigorous editing processes in place, which means writers who know how to polish their work stand a better chance of being published.Read more