On a visit to a middle school in Philadelphia, I advise young writers to write very short stories that contain a beginning, a middle, and an end.
Are writers “everyday sadists” because we ratchet up conflicts and place our protagonists in dire and painful circumstances?
When I was in middle and high school, I wanted to be popular, more than anything else in the world. However, my weak social skills rendered that goal pretty much... Read More
I had my first school visit for Rogue today, at a week-long summer program for college-bound students at Hackett Middle School in Albany. The 36 students have been... Read More
Two writers get their revenge on rude American tourists.