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2011; Writing a novel | 2011; Writing a novel

linda-morganstein's picture
Oct.31.2011
I once had a writing instructor who conducted a graduate fiction seminar that she semi-jokingly called "writing bookcamp." We were to write four short stories and four rewrites of them in one semester. When the class expressed dismay and disbelief, she laughed. "If you have to, you'll find a way."...
len-boswell's picture
Feb.07.2011
A few months ago, I received a rejection letter for my latest novel, Flicker, a ghost story set in a restored 50s diner. I was encouraged by the first few words: “I love your writing . . . .” Not so much by the next: “. . . but I think your manuscript is too short. Can you add 20,000 words and get...