At The Write Practice, Joe Bunting offers not only sound writing advice; he offers the opportunity to practice whatever skill he's exploring on a given day. This article, 16 Observations About Real Dialogue, is one of the best I've read. Very practical. For example, here's Observation # 5: 5. Real People Refuse to Repeat Themselves Sometimes, … Continue reading Monday Discovery: Joe Bunting’s The Write Practice
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Monday Discovery: A Link to Prairie Schooner’s Oxcart
Prairie Schooner, a publication of the University of Nebraska Press and the Creative Writing Program of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln English Department, has been in print continuously for more than 85 years. Yes--you read that right! A veritable institution among literary journals, Prairie Schooner is evolving with the times. PS continues as a print journal, but the … Continue reading Monday Discovery: A Link to Prairie Schooner’s Oxcart
Monday Discovery—Link to Mixed Metaphor: “Intersections”
Today's discovery? I'm keeping it in the family and sharing the link to my daughter-in-law Larissa Parson's blog entry, "Intersections," posted Friday, September 7. She doesn't get to post as often as she would like. Here's why: Larissa teaches English at a private high school in San Francisco. And she and husband Geoff (my husband's son) … Continue reading Monday Discovery—Link to Mixed Metaphor: “Intersections”