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
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
I actually looked into Charles Bukowski because of a reference made to him in a Letterkenny episode. I'd heard of him before but hadn't read any of his work only to find he's written multiple novels and hundreds of stories. Bukowski definitely has a one-of-a-kind style. From harsh profanity to ALL CAPS to unique characters, … Continue reading “Post Office” by Charles Bukowski
Arthur inhaled deep, filling his lungs with the crisp mountain air. The scent of pine needles and morning dew floated through his nose and he could nearly taste the nearby stream as its fresh water trickled down amongst the rocks. The soft crack of a wet branch snapping under his boot carried through the forest … Continue reading Writing With Your Senses