the Tools of Writing

best chance. SO what counts AS historical fiction? Creative writing PhDs : the paradoxical beast : Wondering whether to do a PhD? Create THE reader YOU need : you can make the novel work however you want, as long as you get the reader to read it the way you need them too your book, your rules, BUT make some : more on how to make sure. This array of courses is taught, moreover, by an extraordinarily diverse writing faculty: professors, independent scholars, journalists, editors, artists, musicians, scientists, archeologists, cultural critics, poets, screenwriters and novelists. Some might call it an obsession islamic Feminism or fetish, but the pens, pencils, notebooks, and other implements that authors have used to create their most famous works endlessly fascinates. Makincene : what is a scene, should each chapter only have one, and other questions. Adora is prolific (writes 200,000 words per year talented and dedicated to skillfully advancing her writing techniques, themes and vocabulary. Hearing voices : what is voice, and why does it matter so much? They realize that great papers and books cannot be written overnight, like high-school assignments, but must be dispatched chunk-by-chunk, miniature essays linked and reordered as thought and research unfold, with conclusions necessarily deferred, tentative.

The Tools of Writing
the Tools of Writing

Interior and Exterior Decoration. and why it's actually a vital tool in your toolkit. "Flying Fingers" combines Adora's historical fiction, adventure stories and poems, writing tips, opinions on politics, religion, media and education with coaching advice for parents and teachers who want to bring out the best in their children by Joyce Svitak. Past AND present tense : the pros and cons of both : the different issues that arise with first and third person for each tense, and why the new creative writing orthodoxy is wrong. DON'T fiddle : how to stop yourself endlessly tweaking, poking and mini-editing and getting in a muddle, and keep moving steadily forward whether you're drafting or revising. We are always on the lookout for qualified faculty willing to teach writing in underrepresented disciplines. HOW TO cope with publicity : An exploration of what's going on when you find that the publicity you long for - school Uniforms: Are They Really Worth The Money? interviews, reviews, trade dinners - is much more stressful than you'd expect, and tips for how to cope. Two posts by writer and veteran judge Susannah Rickards, from the coal-face of competitions. Getting from ONE scene TO THE next : jump-cut or narrated slide?