Monarch Writers August 29th Meeting – Reading “A Swim In A Pond In The Rain” – First Section

A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life Our Current Reading Material For A Guide For writing Instruction In The Writers Group. We are reading the first … Continue reading Monarch Writers August 29th Meeting – Reading “A Swim In A Pond In The Rain” – First Section

Reading for Next Meet – Choosing Your Point of View – From ‘Viewpoint: Key to Fiction Writing’ by Francis L. Fugate

This is the theory / fundamentals reading we will open with for our Monarch Monday Meet on May 16th 2022 at the Bread Co on Chippewa at 5:30. We will discuss this for the first hour or so, and then … Continue reading Reading for Next Meet – Choosing Your Point of View – From ‘Viewpoint: Key to Fiction Writing’ by Francis L. Fugate

At Tonight’s Meeting We Discuss ‘The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas’ and ‘The Lottery’ – Two Stories With Similarities But Different Realizations

Looking at two stories comparatively in the writers group this week and last week, as one of our writers was turned on to Shirley Jackson’s ‘The Lottery’ for the first time. We were discussing how a story can be told … Continue reading At Tonight’s Meeting We Discuss ‘The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas’ and ‘The Lottery’ – Two Stories With Similarities But Different Realizations

Short Story of the Month for OCTOBER – A Deliciously Spooky Epistolary Tale of Supernatural Haunting – THE HORLA by Guy de Maupassant

“Certainly solitude is dangerous for active minds. We require around us men who can think and talk. When we are alone for a long time, we people space with phantoms.” READ THE HORLA by GUY DE MAUPASSANT in full HERE … Continue reading Short Story of the Month for OCTOBER – A Deliciously Spooky Epistolary Tale of Supernatural Haunting – THE HORLA by Guy de Maupassant

Young Adult Geared Cyberpunk Series ‘Little Brother’ From Cory Doctorow Gets To Complicated Questions on Tech and Responsibility

His Writing Radicalized Young Hackers. Now He Wants to Redeem Them Cory Doctorow’s Little Brother series has been a young-adult sci-fi bible for teen hacktivists. But with the latest and darkest book in the trilogy, it’s all grown up. ANDY GREENBERG BACKCHANNEL10.12.2020 … Continue reading Young Adult Geared Cyberpunk Series ‘Little Brother’ From Cory Doctorow Gets To Complicated Questions on Tech and Responsibility