If I thought that a reader might experience a scene better as a film than as a novel, then I wrote it in screenplay form; if I thought that a scene would read better as poetry than as narrative prose, then I wrote it as poetry.
I didn't write my book with any intention of it becoming an international bestseller, landing on the NY Times Bestseller list. I wrote my way through a crisis because as a writer, that's how I process life.
If you're one of those authors who spend a great deal of time socializing, networking or organizing, then don't be surprised that you haven't yet finished that novel you've been working on for these past five years.
The Fiction Circus is back in town, and what a show it is. This quartet is a group of barnstorming warriors on the front lines of the battle to not only preserve the world of fiction, but also to fully explore what's possible in the digital age.