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A Conversation with Robert Garner McBrearty

November 30th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Blog, Robert Garner McBrearty | Leave A Comment »

The Western Lonesome Society has been described as a surreal western. Some of it feels distinctly historical, while other parts of the story have a dream-like quality. What inspired you to create multiple narratives in one story?  I love that question.  To explain it, I really have to go back in time a bit, fifteen […]

To satisfy a basic, fundamental need

February 28th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Blog | Leave A Comment »

Why do writers write? Writing seems, generally speaking, to induce a vast array of psychological complexes, disturbed thinking, emotional breakdowns, feelings of low self-worth, general malaise, and a great deal of frustration, to name just a few side-effects, and yet, we keep writing, bound to the very task which infects our lives. We want to […]

Famous Writers on Character Development

January 20th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Blog | Leave A Comment »

by Debbie Vance Famous writers on character development: Marilynne Robinson, The Art of Fiction No. 198 : In the development of every character there’s a kind of emotional entanglement that occurs. The characters that interest me are the ones that seem to pose questions in my own thinking. The minute that you start thinking about someone in […]

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