writing Archive

Hypothesis If you’re a creative writing student, then you have no doubt taken a workshop class or two (or three, or a dozen). Workshops are vital components to deepening the young writer’s understanding of the craft. Not only do...
It Had Been Planned and There Were Guides Jessica Lee Richardson [FC2 at The University of Alabama Press, 2015. 217 Pages. $16.95] Reviewed by RS Deeren       Remember when you were very young and you ran down...
Appetizer When you sit down to write, what sounds do you surround yourself with? Do you sit in a café and let the ambiance of conversation and music settle into your mind’s background? Do you put in your headphones...
Even before taking on my animation minor, I’ve long held the belief that writing and drawing go hand-in-hand. Sketching characters? I do it all the time. Making blueprints of rooms? A recent practice for me, but incredibly helpful. Doodling?...