Some people say that good literature is “real” or “realist.” These words are overused. The problem here was never so simply Realism vs. Romanticism, for there exist very real people live very romantic lives, but perhaps cleanliness vs. messiness. Continue reading Flannery O’Connor, Conflict, and Un-Sentimental Fiction
Last week I shared a quote from Scott Russell Sanders on writer’s block. I encouraged writer’s to get to work on their writing. I wanted to supplement that post today with some practical things you could do when you face writer’s block. Continue reading Writing is not just inspiration–it can be dull work.