Why should a novel writer devote precious writing time to short stories? After five novel drafts, two years of submitting shorter fiction, and seven publications, here are my reasons.
Last month I attended LitQuake 2015’s excellent panel, The Art of the Novel. Thanks to Alex Green for moderating Cristina García, Bruce Bauman, Alexis Landau, and Tiffany Baker. This panel was the same format as my previous post, The Art of the Short Story. Interesting questions posed to the panelists: How do you know an idea is a book? Why are… Continue reading Listen to LitQuake 2015’s The Art of the Novel