This is continued from last week’s post.[Image from the edit of the first draft of Human Library]6. Structure each exercise as a separate exercise: within each exercise you’re working on a different element of telling a story. Each one will show you how your brain comes up with ideas. Think of it as stretching–you’re limbering… Continue reading How to write a novel. Part 2.
Good morning! Happy Friday.This Sunday I’m one of the featured writers for the Sunday Prose Series hosted by the Writers Guild of Bloomington at the Monroe County Public Library. I’ll be reading some new short stories for about twenty minutes and it starts at 3pm in room 1c.Hope to see you there!
I’m looking for a full-time job, hopefully still in education because that’s where the bulk of my career capital is.I’m challenging myself to submit short stories four times a month for the duration of 2018 to reach the goal of getting one short story published in a lit magazine. As a result, I’m writing a… Continue reading Right Now
I’m proud to announce that the preview copy of the first chapter of Walden the Graphic Novel is now available for download. Here’s the back page copy: In 2016, Paul Smith’s College English teacher David Press passed his colleague, climate scientist Curt Stager (author of Deep Future and the forthcoming Still Waters), and said: “I have… Continue reading Walden: The Graphic Novel out now.
I’ll be a guest at Malone Comic Con on April 29! I’ll be talking about Walden The Graphic Novel and my day job teaching writing through comics at Paul Smith’s College. More info at the link.Walden The Graphic Novel: How Comics Can Engage The North Country’s Students - Malone Comic Con 2017