“How do you do it? How do writers write those beautiful, original lines? So original they stay with you, change you, and make you see yourself and the world differently?”
Lately, my friend and student Refugia has been revising her work, raking through her sentences and weeding out clichès, clunkers, passive voice, and words that just don’t feel right. Continue reading “The Right Word”
When my cousin told me he was taking a course called Storytelling in Virtual Reality, I finagled an invitation to visit. (He’s working on a master’s degree in NYU’s Integrated Digital Media program.) You’d be interested too, right? Continue reading “My Day in VR”
The message baked into that question: I want to write a novel but I’ve never taken a fiction writing class before and there’s nothing called ‘Novel I’, so what do I do?
And the answer: take Fiction I. Continue reading “Why isn’t there a Novel I course?”