Personal experience is the grit from which horror’s most resonant pearls are grown. Get to the root of what scares you and produce a submission-ready story in this three-week workshop.
Important update from your friendly Community Bookstore
it’s fall y’all
Think you know what’s what because you’ve got a fancy MFA? Think again. Sci-fi writers know things about workshops, critique, process, and craft that you probably don’t—but should.
A winner of the Nobel Prize, Morrison started writing because she couldn’t find the novels she wanted to read.
Listen to Toni Morrison’s interview with Hilton Als here: http://www.studio360.org/story/life-lessons-from-toni-morrison/
In the second installment of So You Want To Write a Book, we talk about the actual mechanics of getting started. Where will you write? How will you format? What else should you do?
(from As I Lay Dying. In 1986 the book was banned after a mother read the novel, initially given to her child for a school assignment, and determined that it was “secular humanism.” She contacted the school body soon after demanding that “protection from Faulkner’s dangerous novel” be required for all students. It was banned one month later.)