Tag Archives: Ursula K. Le Guin blog

Some Great New Resources for Writers

I’m of the opinion that a writer has to keep learning and growing. (I actually think that there’s a bare minimum level of writing capability that’s needed to write things people will read and that it’s a lot lower than … Continue reading

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Posts that have made me think

Every once in a while I read a blog post or an article and it tickles something in the back of my brain.  I have a gut instinct that there’s something important in what I’m reading and I think I … Continue reading

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Two women I respect discuss reality vs. fantasy (or something like that)

For some reason I can’t articulate how I see these two articles connecting, but when I was looking through my file of specific articles I’ve bookmarked, it struck me that these both discuss the same concept from different angles. I … Continue reading

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Did I just write a genre novel or a literary novel?

I’m trying not to think about my novel as it “rests” after the second draft, but it’s hard.  And one of the questions I keep asking myself is, “am I going to be able to find an agent or a … Continue reading

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Edgy writing

I think I’ve made it pretty clear in earlier posts that I think people should write what they need to write or want to write, not what they think they should write.  Occasionally on one of the writing forums I’ll … Continue reading

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Dialogue revisited – cussing

I love Ursula K. Le Guin.  I haven’t read anything by her in ages.  (I fully intend to rectify the situation when I’m home in a few weeks and can buy books for less than $20 a pop.  Americans do … Continue reading

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