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LEARNING TO WRITE
Out of Left Field
He had always coped so well. I wondered if he had struggled and didn't realize his struggles had been significant enough to note.
Writer-to Writer: A Talk With Simon Toyne
Author, "The Lovers' Tango"
Simon Toyne is the author of the highly acclaimed
trilogy. Simon graduated from Goldsmith's College in London with a degree in English and Drama. He worked in British television for nearly 20 years as a producer. I
5 Business Writing Tips To Make Readers Hang On Your Every Word
Founder and chief executive officer, Stroll
Your writing, after all, reflects your thinking. Disorganized or imprecise language often points to muddled thoughts, whereas direct, influential writing stems from a clear thought process.
Why I'll Treasure This Note Forever (It's Not Because Of The Message)
Mother, writer, lawyer
Little does he know that I will keep his letter forever, and not just because of the x's and hearts. I'll keep it because I want to remember hearing him slowly and arduously learn to spell. I'll treasure it because it may be my first sign that those hours of reading bedtime stories may be working.
The Turning Point -- or I Never Saw a Playwright Make Out With a Girl in a Parking Lot
Just a guy. More at timothybraun.com
I wrote plays about boxers (I can't take a punch), and ghosts (I'm not dead, yet), and all my titles I stole from albums by The Pixies, but nothing I wrote was sincere.
On Making It as a Writer
Ann Tashi Slater
In most cases -- and here I'm talking about literary fiction but it holds true for other kinds of writing -- making it as a writer means settling in and letting things take as long as they take.
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