Summer-Fall online classes:
I’m teaching a series for Writing Workshops: Building Interiority for Characters. In each one, we’ll look at a different strategy to create interior worlds for your characters.
The next one will be teaching Building Interiority through characters’ Fantasies and Theories October 25 7-9 pm EST
Building interiority using a character’s memories will be October 11, 7-9 pm EST.
Building interiority using judgement, envy and admiration will be Nov, 8th. 7-9 pm EST.
Exploring Strategies for Story Beginnings will be held on Nov. 11, 12-5 pm EST:
A new class, “Deep Dive into Dialogue,” will be Saturday, Dec. 2, 12-5 EST:
I’m also teaching, with Robert Anthony Siegel, a week long in-person workshop in Hawaii from January 21-26 through Writing Workshops! You can find out more here:
Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information these workshops, or if you want information on my writing coaching, private manuscript consults or help with MFA applications.
My novel, “Like Normal People,” was included in Susan Straight’s map of 1,001 novels to read to find the real America. You can see the list here. https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2023-05-28/american-novels-1001-literary-geography-map-states
I spoke with writer Muhammed Sheeraz Dasti about the role of image in writing fiction for the newspaper The News on Sunday in Pakistan. You can read the interview here
My story “The Elevator,” which appeared in Guernica and in my collection The New Order, is included in an anthology, “Love in the Time of Time’s Up,” published by Tortoise Books. You can buy the anthology here.