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Novel-Writing Class Best Practices


If you’d like to teach a class in novel-writing but don’t know how, have no fear. My panel is here! David Haynes, Patricia Henley, Sheila O’Connor, Elizabeth Stuckey-French, and I have all taught the course, and we’ve compiled a Best … Continue reading

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Write the Book You Want to Read


Here’s the course description for my course: Advanced Fiction: Novel Writing According to a recent survey, 81 percent of Americans feel they have a book in them. I figure you’re here today because you’re one of those people. Good for … Continue reading

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Memo: Course Descriptions are due for Fall 2011


Are you ready to get serious about leading a Big Thing writing class? I know I am. Here’s my plan for my Advanced Fiction Writing course during Fall 2011. Course Description In this class, all students will be required to … Continue reading

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