The Biggest Things
- For the man who called me for advice about how to get published
- 20 answers to the question: “But what should I blog about?”
- "Not Like the Rest of Us": Ten Thoughts on Cole Porter as Native Hoosier
- Last Lecture: "Am I a writer?"
- David Haynes: "My goal is to produce novelists, not novels."
- Why Downton Abbey is Addictive (and Instructive)
- SOP: Do's and Don'ts
- How to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation for MFA Programs
- Linda Died 57 Years Ago Today
- Last Lecture: You’re part of a small army. What will you fight for?
- Circus is going to Goodspeed
- This Blog is a Waste of My Time: Thoughts on the Three-Year Anniversary of The Big Thing
- This Blog is Lore: How We Talk about Teaching Creative Writing
- The Top 5 Most Popular Posts on the Big Thing–and Why
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There are Two Kinds of Novelists Outline people (aka “Plotters”) No Outline People (aka “Pantsers,” because they write by the seat of their pants). I am an Outline Person. I was born that way. On Saturday, December 10 from 1-4 … Continue reading
I’ll be in Indianapolis tomorrow, Saturday, October 23, to talk more about making big things at the Gathering of Writers. If you’re in Indy or there bouts, please drop by. http://www.indianawriters.org/gathering.html If the technology gods are shining down on me, … Continue reading