This Queer Divine Dissatisfaction

In preparing to launch The Release this October, I’m dizzied by the ironies of releasing a book about releasing creative work. If ever there were an opportunity to heed my own advice! So between now and then I thought I’d share some excerpts, in part to give you a foretaste but mostly to remind myself. The Release shares spiritual …

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Craft in the Real World book cover

The New Plot

I’ve read two books recently that are knocking over some of the great pillars of craft supporting my writing practice.  I’m both disconcerted and thrilled. First, Craft in the Real World: Rethinking Fiction Writing and Workshopping.  Matthew Salesses, a Korean American novelist, explores how culturally bound our contemporary literary standards are, which is why they …

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