the mortar between the stones
Shoring up the walls
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“Where do you get your ideas for stories?” or “Where did you get THAT idea for THAT story?” Writers get asked this many times, over and over and over and… My response is, “OMG, there’s a story idea in EVERYTHING. My problem is picking out the best ones, and then finding the time to writeContinue reading “So many stories, so little time…”
I’d like to give a quick shout-out to the NC-writers.org, which—among many other valuable services—offers a critiquing and editing service for writers of all stripes (essayists, poets, fiction writers, screenwriters). I’ve used this service a few times for short stories that felt a little “off.” When I’m having trouble with dialogue, or feel that I’mContinue reading “NC Writers Network”
I’ll be teaching a fiction-writing class via Zoom for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UNC-Asheville this fall. Write That Story! Elements of Short Fiction runs for eight weeks on Mondays from 2 to 4 pm, beginning September 20, 2021 in the Reuter Center. The course is designed for beginning to intermediate fiction writers,Continue reading “Write that Story! Fall Fiction Class at UNC-A”
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