Why It’s Important to Take Time Writing Classic Literature

I am editing the middle of my novel. I am changing it from the third person to the first person. I am also cutting the fat, since it’s been about a year since I’ve tinkered with this part. Much of the stuff I’m changing is narrative stuff: “He went to the door,” etc. Gone. And… Continue reading Why It’s Important to Take Time Writing Classic Literature

Hemingway and Joyce’s Juvenilia

I was reading today about how Hadley Hemingway lost her young husband’s writings on the train she was taking to Geneva. She was bringing them to him because someone was impressed with his writing and wanted to see more. All was lost and Hemingway lamented to Ezra Pound about his unfinished WWI novel and the… Continue reading Hemingway and Joyce’s Juvenilia