Posts tagged writing workshop
Rebekah Frumkin, Author of THE COMEDOWN, on Sharing Personal Experiences in Fiction (Interview Part 3 of 3)

At AWP 2018 in Tampa, I was honored to meet novelist Rebekah Frumkin. Her debut, The Comedown, was published by Henry Holt in April, and is available for purchase wherever books are sold

This third and final section gives Rebekah's advice on how and when to share personal experiences with your readers.

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Rebekah Frumkin, Author of THE COMEDOWN, on Setting & Writing across Differences (Interview Part 2 of 3)

At AWP 2018 in Tampa, I was honored to meet novelist Rebekah Frumkin. Her debut, The Comedown, was published by Henry Holt in April, and is available for purchase wherever books are sold

The second section of our interview features Rebekah's insight into the role of setting as it impacts characters as well as the fine line of writing across differences. 

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Rebekah Frumkin, Author of THE COMEDOWN, on Incorporating Research into Fiction (Interview Part 1 of 3)

At AWP 2018 in Tampa, I was honored to meet novelist Rebekah Frumkin. Her debut, The Comedown, was published by Henry Holt in April, and is available for purchase wherever books are sold

After our first meeting, I was further honored to sit down and have an in-depth craft conversation with Frumkin. We had a lot to discuss, so our conversation will be split into three posts.

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How to Afford Writing Conferences on an Unpredictable Budget

Some of these workshops and courses will cost you a decent chunk of change, somewhere around four figures.

This is not to fleece students, but rather to cover overhead costs like location, refreshments, faculty salaries, and so on. However, if you come up against a great writing opportunity only to find that you can’t afford it, this explanation must be of very little comfort. 

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Looking towards 2018, or, the Role Balance Plays in Approaching Your Writing Goals

If you've ever sung along with the radio, then you know this balance on a personal level. Your breath is finite. If you don't measure your inhalations and exhalations, you'll never keep up with the singer. (This is also a problem if you try to sing every part in "Bohemian Rhapsody," but I digress.) 

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