Author Archives: JoeRed

Watch Movies to Improve Your Writing

Students, former students, and anyone else with a yen to write are invited to submit questions to sanredd@earthlink.net. As many as possible will be answered in future blogs. Today, I’ll wrangle with a question posed by a former student: How … Continue reading

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On Critiquing and Rewriting, Part 2

In my last blog, I made suggestions for critiquing the first three pages.  Now for the rest of the story.  Does the plot  work? The reader expects conflict in both fiction and nonfiction. Personally, I detest stories with too much sunshine. … Continue reading

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On Critiquing and Rewriting, Part 1

“A writer is not so much someone who has something to say as he is someone who has found a process that will bring about new things he would not have thought of if he had not started to say … Continue reading

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How to Begin

Writing tips will be offered in this space. Students, former students and anyone else with a yen to write are invited to submit questions to sanredd@earthlink.net. As many as possible will be answered in future entries. Recently, a young woman … Continue reading

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