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How to critique in fiction writing workshops

(from wikihow) Participating in a Fiction Writing Workshop can be a hugely enriching experience as a writer, and one that many famous authors cite as being an enormous help when it comes to reading critically and honing their own skills. … Continue reading

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‎37 sarita iti umuna a pasalip ti ALVIYA

Tallopulo ket pito a sarita ti naawat ti ALVIYA Secretariat para iti Umuna a Pasalip  ALVIYA iti Sarita nga esponsoran ALVIYA Literary Foundation babaen ken ni Alex Vicente Yadao ti New York, USA. Kuna ti Secretariat a “nalabon ti apit … Continue reading

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On historical fiction… Fictionized history? Historized fiction? PART 1

PART 1 | PART 2 (Irepostek man ditoy daytoy a pangatiddogen a salaysay-critique–in 2 parts–a nasuratko idi 2008. Originally posted daytoy iti blogko a mannurat.com. Bareng adda pay latta maipaayna met a pagmennamennaan.) ne, ket medio nabara man dayta saritaan … Continue reading

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Paulo Coelho calls on readers to pirate books

Nagsayaaten a panagpampanunot! Kas koma amin ken Paulo Coelho amin a mannurat wenno autor! By Alison Flood Bestselling Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho is joining in with a new promotion on the notorious file-sharing site the Pirate Bay, and calling on “pirates of the … Continue reading

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Iowa Writers’ Workshop retracts maxim “show, don’t tell”

Professors teaching in the University’s MFA writing program, the famous “Iowa Writers’ Workshop,” have officially retracted the universal literary adage to “show, don’t tell.” According to Professor James A. McPherson, “show, don’t tell” was originally a joke, played by Kurt … Continue reading

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The Book of Books: What Literature Owes the Bible

By MARILYNNE ROBINSON The Bible is the model for and subject of more art and thought than those of us who live within its influence, consciously or unconsciously, will ever know. Literatures are self-referential by nature, and even when references … Continue reading

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2011’s best short stories

By Chris Power 2012 is being touted as ‘the year of the short story’, but the last 12 months are going to be hard to beat Are these hard times for the short story? Perhaps not so very tough: in his … Continue reading

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