Glad to have you join us in the Novelist – Struggling or Not group, Shelley. You might jump in by telling us what you’re working on in the “Show Me Your Novel and I’ll Show You Mine” discussion. I’ll look forward to chatting with you!
"I checked out your list, Zoe. It's great! I don't know if I can do a book a week, but I've read a few on the list. In fact just finished rereading Life of Pi.
I'm downloading The Knife Thrower as I write.
"I took an on-line writing course through Stanford University and found it less than inspiring. I put this down to the on-line medium itself--the lack of face-to-face contact, the miscommunication about how the course worked, the isolation. (No…"
"Try China Mieville's Perdido Street Station, Scar, and an entertaining mystery called The City and the City. My husband's reading Iron Council and enjoying it. Mieville tells epic, twisted, intelligent, compulsively readable stories."
"Glad to have you join us in the Novelist – Struggling or Not group, Shelley. You might jump in by telling us what you’re working on in the “Show Me Your Novel and I’ll Show You Mine” discussion. I’ll look forward…"
"Hello, Megan. I got my library degree from UC Berkeley in 1980 (which by your picture I would say is before you were born). The public library has been a favorite hangout of mine since I was a kid. I worked in business libraries for most of my…"
"The first writers' workshop I went to was run by the novelist Barbara Shoup. She had us read the story "How to tell a true war story" from The Things They Carried. I go back to it when I get stuck. I'm writing historical fiction;…"