I write my first story for the new year. 1500 words start to finish and I can’t seeing it growing much longer. I have some longer ones in the breach, but I’m trying a new process. 2015 was a tough year for writing, sooner it’s put behind me the better.
Gone to print! I’ll be reading from American Monster at Stories Books in Echo Park on Feb 24, with a dauntin line-up that includes Ben Loory and John Skip. And then, as part of AWP, at Left Bank Books on March 1. Details and links to follow. As far as reality goes, the Novella is…
I’m teaching a Creative Writing Stage 1 Course, and Novel Writing Essentials Course at AWC – just finished the first couple of rounds—and although it’s early days, I’m already loving it. Lots of keen students, a fantastic curriculum for all levels, really great support, and a very effective online learning platform—which is a big plus….
I will I will not revert This, the beginning will begin the whole new first days of light I am in control born again strong, no longer (or still slightly) in recovery post traumatic sex starved food starved wine coffee pills work-crazed altitude sickness non-stop doubt and words creaming coming non-stop But now this stillness…
Over half full. Getting pumped for this. Looking forward to meeting my students.
Honoured to be listed in the novel category along with literary friends Angela Slatter and Maria Lewis, and so many other cool folks across all categories. Looking forward to Conflux in a few weeks.
Thanks for bearing with me.🙂