Category Archives: Writing Books

Everything old is new again…..

Okay, it’s an old, old story. Life gets in the way, creates a space that doesn’t want you to write. You hurt your hand, or in my case your shoulder. It’s hard enough to keep doing the work that pays … Continue reading

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Getting Together With Other Writers

So we talked about choosing a topic and strategies for preparing you to write every day. But there’s also a social aspect to Nanowrimo. There are all sorts of forums that you can access on the nanowrimo.org site which I did the … Continue reading

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More Books to Read

11. The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino 12. Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll 13. Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton 14. The Latin American Triology by Louis de Bernieres 15. Tales of Neveryon by … Continue reading

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Favorite Books

At Sewanee, we talked a lot (of course) about our favorite books and ones that demonstrated effects we were trying to create. This list was passed along by someone in my workshop – was put together originally by Kevin Brockmeier, … Continue reading

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Books About Writing

Lots of folks put down books about writing and say that they aren’t helpful to anybody. I collected a lot of them before I took writing classes. They didn’t help me as much as I would have liked but what … Continue reading

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