Fiction Writing Tip: Read, Little F*ckers.

In Loose Change on April 19, 2017 at 9:07 am

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“You should write because you love the shape of stories and sentences and the creation of different words on a page. Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write.”
—Annie Proulx


 

Word of the Day

In Uncauterized on April 5, 2017 at 2:04 pm
dictionary
nepotism |ˈnepəˌtizəm| noun
the practice among those with power or influence of favoring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs.
DERIVATIVES
nepotist |ˈnepəˌtəst| noun
plural-s
1. one who practices nepotism.
2. (informal) fucking fuckers and the fuckers who hire them.
ORIGIN
from Latin nepos irrumator praetor ‘nephew fucker’ (with reference to the “nephews” of popes).

Read. Write. Talk pretty.

In Murmurings on September 20, 2016 at 11:43 am

I’ll be reading an excerpt of my novel-in-progress at Litquake, Oct. 9 2016. http://sched.co/7juH

It’ll be in a bar. What could go wrong?

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