Posts Tagged Novel writing

Goals for 2016 by Brad Windhauser

Goals for 2016 by Brad Windhauser I’m a scheduler, and setting goals (both large and small) keeps my work on track. Part of developing this particular skill means setting goals that are both important and reachable. This year, I have ensured that my goals are designed to accomplish my long term writing goal: be a […]

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A Cure for What Ails You

Perhaps one of the things for which I’m most grateful in having completed my MFA is the time it forced me to spend looking inward. For as much time as I was asked to consider the writing of others, I was also charged (however directly or indirectly) with the onerous task of contemplating the words […]

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Special Edition: The Golden Conversation

By Jennie Jarvis Earlier today, I was fortunate enough to have one of those golden conversations that beginning writers everywhere dream of having. I had a meeting with an agent, and she LOVES my first novel. As an aspiring screenwriter, I worked for years on script after script, submitting them to agents, writing competitions and […]

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A Writer Writes

By Jennie Jarvis A writer writes… This sounds like a very straightforward and obvious concept, but it amazes me how many of my students seem to try to over-complicate this simple idea. Being a professor in an MFA program, all of my students are passionate about the stories that they want to tell, but many […]

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