Thursday, May 31, 2012

Creating Sympathetic Characters

Poets and Writers May/June 2012

The Jerks: Creating Sympathetic Characters

by J. T. Bushnell

Department:The Literary Life
Issue:May/June 2012 Hard Copy Edition
J. T. Bushnell examines the ways in which the revision process can produce more sympathetic characters while offering craft tips on how to avoid solipsistic writing.  He discusses how to use vulnerability, remorse, description, and tasks to create a kernel of humanity for the jerks, the asshole characters everyone loves to hate.    

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Memorial Day Acknowledgments

Memorial Day Acknowledgments

In memorial we pause to honor those who have served.
Give thanks to those who are serving.
Pray for peace.
Walk in love.

Saturday, May 12, 2012

If you haven't picked up May/June 2012 copy yet, what are you waiting for?  
This edition of P&W is packed full of superb information and inspiring articles!
The print copy has articles that the electronic edition does not.
You may want to splurge for the hard copy.
Now get back to writing, we are awaiting the next bestseller.