The Wednesday Web Browser for Writers
Midweek means that it’s time for us to take a look at some intriguing literary morsels discovered online over the past few days.
Philip Graham shares what happened when, this spring, he “decided to make going on an adventure (and writing up a two page report) a requirement for my two classes, a beginning and an advanced fiction workshop.”
Michael Nye explains “How I Became the Managing Editor at TMR.” (TMR=The Missouri Review)
Chad W. Post has some suggestions for revamping the PEN World Voices literary festival.
A study says that the influence of the literary canon on today’s writers is declining. Not exactly news to me since the eye-opening experience of my MFA program. But still saddening.
Read Maile Meloy’s short story in this week’s issue of The New Yorker; then read this Q&A with the author for background and some ideas on writing stories/writing novels.
And for a few laughs: Lev Raphael, with “S**t People Say to Writers.”