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The Aging Male Writer and his Vanishing Audience

By Shane Joseph, published on May 26, 2013

... of writer was objectified as the epitome of the writing life. They made fortunes and squandered them. Women fell for their charms and got burned, but this only added to the writers' mystique. And many of them died young, garnering permanent places in literary history. We still read Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Joyce, and Miller. After WWII, the stereotypical male writer became a bit more disciplined, businesslike: Updike, Bellow, Irving and Roth come to mind, although a few renegades of the older gang still hovered, like Kerouac and Bolano. Why I picked these particular writers is because their... (more)

Tags: aging, writer, kerouac, male, hemingway, fitzgerald, miller, rowling, updike, bellow, irving, roth, bolano

Do titles sell books?

By Shane Joseph, published on Apr 3, 2013

...at my launch party, late, as was to be expected.

Is it better to use the most unremarkable title like The (Something) or a longer one like the curious incident of when I went to buy groceries and met a long cool woman in a black dress? Or adapt one of those biblical passages that Hemingway was so fond of using even if it has no relevance to the story: I lay me down in green pastures (and fell asleep).

I have been struggling to find the title of a collection of linked stories that I would like to see published next. These stories cover the immigrant experience from both... (more)

Tags: books, publishers, flood, titles, hemingway, wattpad

Writing with Heart

By Randy Mitchell, published on Jan 16, 2013

...affect an individual in a prolific, meaningful way its creator(s) must find the heartstrings which bind the tale together.

So, what’s the best way to do it?—pulling images inside your head then placing them into the written word. And what gives truth to the well-known statement by Hemingway himself: “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”

For me, its commitment, time, finding inspiration, and delving inside something which is important to me; sharing an original story that pulls out emotions the reader never knew existed;... (more)

Tags: writing, creative writing, creating, randy mitchell, writing novels, creative thought, emotional writing, hemingway, being a writer

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