I don’t write a ton of stuff on literary craft here. (I haven’t blogged a whole lot period in the last couple of months, I know.) But the Twitter chat I had with Ann B. Gelder, who spends a lot more time blogging about craft than I do, should prove of some interest to those… Continue reading Should You Outline Your Next Novel?
The revisions on the new book have been taking it out of me. Even though my editor and I agree that this is necessary and I’m pretty sure I’m headed in the right direction, this book really is in many way terra incognita for me. I keep telling myself that my current level of discomfort is a good thing,… Continue reading In The Midst of Revision
Greetings, literary fiction true believers! Follow the yellow brick link to my review of Ginosko #13 in The Review Review.
I understand I’ve come to this a bit late, but a cold kept me under covers and (mostly) off computers earlier this week. Judging from your Guardian column, if you’d known about my illness you’d have shouted three cheers for my virus. I’ll try not to take that personally. Successful people are susceptible to their… Continue reading Dear Jonathan Franzen,