Tag Archives: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Fast Tracking

To write something, you have to risk making a fool of yourself.” Anne Rice “All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.” F. Scott Fitzgerald This November, tens of thousands of people around the world will take … Continue reading

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Tough Love

Wanting to be a writer and having F. Scott Fitzgerald as your dad must have been a tough row to hoe. But that’s exactly what happened to Scottie Fitzgerald. When she felt a bit discouraged about a story she’d penned … Continue reading

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Conjuring Color

“The artist, having chosen his theme, picks out only those details that are characteristic and of value for his subject…and he rejects all the remainder…” Guy de Maupassant “Reaching readers, drawing them into a world you create on a page … Continue reading

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Fast Drafting

“To write something, you have to risk making a fool of yourself.” Anne Rice “All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.” F. Scott Fitzgerald This November, tens of thousands of people around the world will take … Continue reading

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Movie Madness

Well, it was a rainy day and after a bout of intense writing, My great friend and writing buddy Nancy and I decided to take a movie break. On our agenda: Gatsby. I have to confess that Alex decided to … Continue reading

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Airborne Ideas

Have you ever noticed how ideas sometimes seem to fly around the ether, planting themselves in many different minds at the same time? This is the thought that popped into my own project-packed head when I read in The Wall … Continue reading

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Science Experiments

Having just sent off an oddball short story of mine to my writing group, I started thinking about the pros and cons of playing around with different sorts of writing. There seem to be two schools of thought on this: … Continue reading

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