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Paul Haney of Redivider interviews Ned Stuckey-French, essayist and teacher whose work The Iowa Review and Tri-Quarterly Online.
December’s art bookmarks, including a Japanese art deco show, National Geographic, and a series from ARTnews.
A Special Feature Series: See Part 1 here. Resonant stories have depth. Forgettable stories don’t. Literary fiction, for example, takes us deep into the lives of characters and creates complex stories that touch upon the human condition. A good literary novel may resonate with the reader long after the book is finished. Genre fiction, many …
“I write what I feel like writing, though I feel most comfortable in short forms…I think there is way too much overwriting going on. You could probably cut out at least a quarter of most novels.” Interview with WTP writer Peter Johnson.
Writing doesn’t have to be a solo sport: Emily Jaeger reviews Word Tango, an online writing community for authors of fiction and genre.
DeWitt Henry’s latest Shoptalk post visits the art of revision and self editing, and tips for refining your writing after the first draft.
A Modern Parable Explores Prejudice
Sara Mesa’s novel telling the story of an unexpected friendship is a “touching parable exploring prejudice in group reactions.”