Monthly Archives: September 2010

Quoted on the web

Dal Jeanis in Dallas, TX has a blog called White Flow. He’s interested in the moment of release that Natalie Goldberg talks about in “Bones” and “Wild Mind”– Lose Control, Don’t Think. He found this in a piece I wrote … Continue reading

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Solving First Person Narrative

The Writer Continues his Conversation with Himself because no one is reading his Blog. 5-15-2008 Louisa’s Café Today I write about what I don’t know–The challenge of voice in a First Person Narrative. I have two problems: 1. The Voice … Continue reading

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The Writer Talks to Himself about the Writing

5/08/2008 After rewriting the last three scenes for the fourth time. I find myself rewriting the same three scenes over and over. I’m looking for the deep place they hook to but I can’t find it. Scene One Is the … Continue reading

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Some Techniques

I write everything longhand using Natalie Goldberg’s timed writing techniques. See the Weekendnovelist.com for some ideas on typing up your work. So I’m writing this novel built on a series of subjects like subjects in a fugue. How do you … Continue reading

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