The Art of Fiction

I am reading John Gardner’s THE ART OF FICTION and, in spite of his academic style and extremely long paragraphs, I’m gleaning some excellent writing advice. I’m less than half way through the book, but I want to post this sentence: “Slowly, patiently, with the patience that separates a Beethoven from men of equal genius … More The Art of Fiction

Kids’ page update

I discovered that Zoe Woods, the main character in Wandering Time, is a fan of fifties music and especially loves Fats Domino’s Blueberry Hill. You can now listen to Fats playing and singing this song on the Kids’ page.

Writing advice

My friend Claudia Finseth from the Highlights Whole Novel Workshop for Fantasy read Wandering Time and gave me some excellent suggestions. She also copied writing tips from John Gardner’s The Art of Fiction: Notes on Craft for Young Writers. I’m posting some of the tips here because I think others may be interested in a … More Writing advice