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by Ervin Anderson • 9 comments
When fiction isn't really fiction, when reality isn't real...
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath is a work of fiction. It’s listed as a novel, make-believe, like the line from Mad Girl’s Love Song: (I think I made you up inside my head). But The Bell Jar is not fictio...
by Brandon Nolta • 7 comments
Sharing, schmaring; when it comes to writing and time management, something has to give.
Eliot had it wrong. November is the cruelest month. Want some good advice on NaNoWriMo? Forget it; I’ve got nothing wise to tell you. I’m about 8000 words behind right now, and while I feel pretty...
by Justin C. Key • 1 comment
Postpone the editing process and focus on finishing that draft!
It’s the middle of NaNoWriMo. For those of you participating, maybe you’re halfway through, maybe you’re already done and going back for re-writes. Maybe you’ve just started—in that case, better late...
by Ervin Anderson • 4 comments
Should we fear or love the dreaded...DEADLINE!
“A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it’s better than no inspiration at all.” Rita Mae Brown, author of Rubyfruit Jungle, The Hand That Cradles the Rock, Southern Discomfort, and many other...
by Brandon Nolta • 12 comments
It's best if you're both, but if you have to be one or the other...
This morning, my wife was kind enough to drive me to work, alleviating the need to try and find parking in one of the many lots that part-time employees like me must share with students and other folk...
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