How to survive a grown-up writer’s workshop, volume 1.

If the teacher asks you to write down the name of your favorite author and three adjectives describing his/her writing, for God’s sake, choose carefully! Maybe you freeze up, unable to think of anyone even though you have so many books listed on GoodReads that you were, briefly, in the list of most active users. If the name “Joan Didion” turns up like a deus ex machina, be careful: the next assignment might be to write an on-line dating profile in the voice of your favorite author. Not, mind you, that Jose Saramago would be any easier.

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One response to “How to survive a grown-up writer’s workshop, volume 1.

  1. Gosh, that sounds kind of tedious. Hope it wasn’t. 🙂

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