Frankenstein and God
Sometimes, when I read a story, whether it be published or not, I’m struck at times by strange incidents where the character does something, says something, that is off. It takes a moment, but I realize that this character stopped being real.
Last Sunday, Amberly and I drove the scenic route through Richmond to Corte Madera, CA for Algonkian’s inaugural Write and Pitch Conference. This instruction-heavy conference focused on preparing fiction writers for pitching viable manuscripts to agents.
Emotional Content is a term that I liked to use to describe the piece of a work that is either present or missing, which ultimately decides whether I continue reading, or put it aside. We have all read something that has come across as flat and unmoving, finding nothing to …
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