Be Generous to Be a Better Writer

Christmas Day has come, and my gift to you, as it is every Tuesday, is a new episode of my podcast, Writing the Wrong Way. Last week, I tackled the topic of productivity, and this week (in keeping with the holiday), I want to talk about generosity.  I believe writers should be generous. At its […]

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Angie Abdou on Research for Fiction Writers — 017

Angie Abdou discusses the research process for fiction writing. Writing the Wrong Way with Jonathan Ball, PhD is the perfect podcast for serious writers who want to stand out in a crowded industry by becoming more productive while taking more artistic risks. Jonathan Ball, an author with a PhD in literature, interviews writers, screenwriters, musicians, […]

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The Second Sex (Michael Robbins)

Michael Robbins’s The Second Sex, like his previous collection, Alien vs. Predator, seems to have grown out of a compost heap in which popular culture and the poetic tradition have been tossed aside to rot. Robbins’s style combines a dense, Simpsons-like pace of allusions with extreme formal rigour and a casual, almost careless attitude. Robbins […]

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