How to Write
September 18, 2013 9:03 AM Subscribe
posted by Iridic (33 comments total)
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Writing advice from Oates, Wolfe, Levine, Pynchon, Stein, Welty, DeLillo, Chekhov, Gallant, and Elkin
; Baldwin, Miller, Morrison, Vonnegut, Atwood, Nabokov, and Stein again
; Maugham, Hughes, Duras, Orwell, Ashbery, Sontag, Creeley, and Steinbeck
; O'Connor, Baxter, Didion, Yeats, Hejinian, Cocteau, du Plessix Gray, and Bolaño
; Waldrop, Cary, Pessoa, Amis, Carroll, Atwood, and Le Guin
; Vinge, Williams, Crane, Creeley once more, Gallant, Vargas Llosa, Mathews, and Wolfe again
Of additional interest:
from Lev Grossman, Kit Reed, Neil Gaiman, and Gene Wolfe.
-The competing counsels
of Robert Heinlein, Patricia C. Wrede, Isaac Asimov, and Gene Wolfe.
-"What I Know About Writing,"
by prolific science fiction writer Gene Wolfe.
-Write It Right,
by Ambrose Bierce.
-"On the Art of Fiction,"
by Willa Cather.
-Essays in the Art of Writing
, by Robert Louis Stevenson.
-How to Write a Play
, by Émile Zola, Alexandre Dumas fils, Victorien Sardou, and most of the other exponents of the Well-Made Play