I'm currently ahead of schedule in my online class so the peer review process isn't going anywhere. Classmates have yet to review my work and many haven't submitted their own for me to critique so I'm stuck in limbo wondering whether I should start something new or wait for the class to pick up so … Continue reading In Limbo
One of the creative writing classes I took in college focused on flash fiction. I imagine it did so because it was something quick to write, easy to read, and didn't require all that much time to critique. You could get a lot of writing done and pieces completed in the one-semester class allowing for … Continue reading Opinion on Flash Fiction
Do you find that you read faster or slower depending on whether you're reading something with the intention of learning as opposed to when you read for pleasure? When I read a novel, I can burn right through it at a quick rate but if I'm reading something nonfiction or educational, I read much much … Continue reading Reading for Business vs. Pleasure
This is a genuine question for anyone willing to answer but also a bit of me writing out loud to possibly answer my own question. As an author, how do you write a series? Do you know it's going to be a series from the start that will span three books or more or does … Continue reading How Do You Write a Series?
Most English degree curriculums focus on reading and analyzing literary fiction. Occasionally you'll have the option to take a class that revolves around a genre but it's one class at most. English curriculums stick to their roots and want students to become infatuated with the classics whereas people who identify themselves as readers but without … Continue reading Genre vs. Literary