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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Writers on writing

Theodora Goss discusses Margaret Atwood's opening to Alias Grace.  What strikes me is how quickly the narrator captures the ladies and the mores of their culture--as well as sharp observations.

Cat Rambo and Luc Reid on writers' workshops

Michael Swanwick on knowing your audience.

Nicholas Sparks on writer's block

John Steinbeck's Writing Tips

Hal Duncan's Writing Tips (some seem real, others tongue in cheek--language caution)

James Van Pelt on being a serious writer

David Farland offers 16 hours of audio writing advice for $100 and you help support writers.

  • "When your story starts, your reader does not know when it is set, or where it is set. So begin feeding them clues immediately."

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