Now I know, ‘Tis Better to Outline’

I’ve been a College Writing Tutor now for awhile. I help college students write papers… all sorts of papers. One thing that has become very clear: if I can help the student create some kind of tentative  (and very simple) outline, before they’ve even begun to write, then they will save precious time and have an organized planned […]

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Novel Writing

“Writing a novel is a terrible experience, during which the hair often falls out and the teeth decay. I’m always irritated by people who imply that writing fiction is an escape from reality. It is a plunge into reality and it’s very shocking to the system.” ~Flannery O’Connor From Goodreads ― Flannery O’Connor, Mystery and Manners: […]