6. Winter Journal, by Paul Auster Auster writes his journal in the second person. He is the you of his own story, but the reader is also the you of his experience, living with him and inside his mind. And so my own you is born, a you who is both me and not me,Continue reading “…books in formation: 6 to 10”
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Rule Follower or Rule Breaker?
Many reports of Elmore Leonard’s recent death included mention of his 10 Rules for Writing. This list is something I often use as part of a classroom discussion on differing approaches to writing, but it also brings up thoughts on rules, ie, to follow or not to follow. For some people this is exactly whatContinue reading “Rule Follower or Rule Breaker?”