Check in next week for the return of Critical Notes. And come see as at the AWP15 in Minneapolis! Booth 1201. Play Name that Author*! Come hear Jayne Anne Phillips, Lily King and Anthony Marra in the NBCC featured reading on April 9, 4:30 pm. *Sneak peak clue: NBCC Name that Author Clue #3:  "...
Posted by Michael Capobianco for Writer Beware If you follow publishing news, you're probably aware of the recent controversy over Clean Reader, a reading app that scrubs ebooks clean of curse words and profanity.Now, in a step toward the future of interactive digital media, bold start-up...
I’ve been teaching a new kind of craft lately. It’s emotional craft, the understanding and planning of a novel’s emotional effect on readers. Most authors focus on characters’ emotions, principally the much discussed issue of showing versus telling. That’s fine but limiting. For readers, most...
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English is a fine language. However, learning the language becomes challenging when words show complicated behavior with respect to pronunciation, spelling, and meaning.
The converse of Martin's "Poetry Pool Party," this is a tale of professors gathered in a hot tub to talk about, well, how nothing really matters. Literature is dead. It's all been said, and said better. This piece wouldn't be so much fun if it weren't in a hot tub. But then, most things are a bit...
Early Tamil literary theory and poetics, from around the beginning of the Christian era, classified the subject matter of all literature into two main genres, akam and puram. Akam refers to the inner world, and is, effectively, to do with love. Puram refers to the outer world and consists of the...
On the previous day, I had gone to Krishna Theatre, for the second showing. As a result, I couldn’t wake up early enough on the next morning. I could only get to Nadavarasu Ayya’s house fifteen minutes later than usual. By that time, Shorty Krishnan was well ahead of me. He had placed...
1 “A short story by a Spanish writer comes to mind. Can’t remember the author’s name, or the title. It’s just that the story refuses to leave my mind… A Spanish playwright who had written many successful plays. Now he’s writing a brilliant play. It’s...