21 Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Started Writing: Must-Read Advice for Writers at All Levels | The Review Review

I am reposting this from the indispensable The Review Review, but I encourage you to go to the Source for more wonderful advice on writing: 21 Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Started Writing: Must-Read Advice for Writers at All Levels | The Review Review   Print Email 21 Things I Wish I’d Known … Continue reading 21 Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Started Writing: Must-Read Advice for Writers at All Levels | The Review Review

Don’t Let Anybody Tell You No: MK Asante on rejection, hip hop, and writers who are better than you.

If you are one of the lucky, then you were able to attend the  meet and greet today at the Library at Georgia Southern, where bestselling writer, film maker and hip hop artist MK Asante quickly turned the event into a hall of wisdom for aspiring writers and music artists.  If you weren’t, here are some … Continue reading Don’t Let Anybody Tell You No: MK Asante on rejection, hip hop, and writers who are better than you.

Let’s Define Literary Fiction, Shall We?

“I looked for stories with narrative ambition, complex characters, and imaginative use of language, the familiar staples of good storytelling. I prefer, on the whole, stories that present readers with situations requiring resolution, inviting moral choice, finding ambiguity in life experiences we are tempted to simplify…. [Stories that] explore classic themes embedded in unexpected or … Continue reading Let’s Define Literary Fiction, Shall We?