I Think This Is Irony

I Think This Is Irony

In which Donald Barthelme and John Connolly teach us about irony, Alanis Morisette makes an obligatory appearance, and Snow White is ruined for us all.

Take Me To School

Take Me To School

In which our Obsession of the Month is Donald Barthelme, we scrutinize the role of narrators in our writing, an exercise is disclosed, and a gerbil has a rough few days ahead.

You Don't Say? - An Exercise

You Don't Say? - An Exercise

Writing natural, realistic dialogue can be challenging, and I love talking about it. I'll share some thoughts and tips on writing dialogue and an opportunity to try it out.

So Close You'll Hate It - An Exercise

So Close You'll Hate It - An Exercise

One way to see the world differently is to change your sense of scale. In an effort to do that, I am going to offer one of my favorite exercises involving one of my favorite things: lists.

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