Monthly Archives: April 2015

Writing, fast and slow

“If a short story doesn’t pour smooth from the start, then it never will.”—John Updike Creativity moves at different speeds. Writing fast: Sometimes a story will spring forth, fully formed like Athena from the head of Zeus and you’ll feel … Continue reading

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IT by Stephen King: (how to write social commentary and still be entertaining)

“The task of a writer is not to solve a problem but to state the problem correctly.” — Anton Chekhov   It is a novel about an evil phantom clown who haunts a small Maine town called Derry. This evil clown, who … Continue reading

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