The Creative Writing lesson focuses on the lives and craft of six of America's most preeminent writers of fiction. Through intimate and revealing discussions, these authors attempt to unravel the mystery around the art of creative writing. The writers brought together in this lesson are: Ernest Gaines, Carol Shields, Joyce Carol Oates, Amy Tan, Norman Mailer, and John Irving.
When I started writing The Spirit War (Eli novel #4), I had a bit of a problem.
Jim Carrey in Disney's A Christmas Carol: 'Apart from Dickens, far too cinematic adaptations of novels disappoint.' From time to time, this column is asked for advice, sometimes obsessively, about decoding the many mysteries of "the world of books".
Instructor: Jim Manis Email: email@example.com http://www2.hn.psu.edu/faculty/jmanis
Steven Barnes' Free Writing Class! What follows is, in slightly modified form, the complete text of the 9-week writing class I've taught for years at UCLA.
Effective writing skills are to a writer what petrol is to a car.