Minorities in Fiction

In January a friend of mine and I co-taught a workshop on writing minorities in fiction.  It was an interesting and rewarding experience.  The students were engaged and seemed to find the workshop helpful. My friend Rachael primarily tackled the issue of focusing on the character as an individual.  I tackled the issue of cultural […]

Paul Selig’s Character and Structure

While I was at Goddard College I attended a seminar given by the Director of the MFA in Creative Writing program, Paul Selig.  He is a playwright.  It was one of the best seminars I have ever attended.  He used the structures of the Wizard of Oz and Rosemary’s Baby as examples of rising action […]