Category Archives: Lists

  1. Craft tips from novelist Diana Wagman

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    07/23/2015 by Stephen Silke

    This summer, I attended Squaw Valley Community of Writers near California’s Lake Tahoe. Novelist and screenwriter Diana Wagman author of …
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  2. The Encyclopedic Novel: That Really Long Book You Talk About Knowingly, but Have Never Finished Reading

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    07/17/2014 by Stephen Silke

    dogs and big books are fun and hard to hold (up)

    It seems that certain writers get to a point in their careers where they can’t stop writing–and from what I …
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  3. Silke to Perform This Thursday (6/12) at Expressive Arts Institute, San Diego

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    06/10/2014 by Stephen Silke

    Friends: I’ll be collaborating on a performance art piece Thursday June 12th with Kristopher Apple: It is titled “SurReal Nest” …
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  4. Book Review: Both Flesh and Not, Essays by David Foster Wallace

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    01/16/2014 by Stephen Silke

    Both Flesh and Not

    Wallace reaches strange heights of contemplative dissassembly in this posthumous collection of essays thankfully published by Little, Brown. D.F.W. newbies …
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  5. Among Everything Else, Ten Things Creative Writers Must Learn

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    02/20/2013 by Stephen Silke

    Hand Drawn Mind Map (c) Stephen Silke, 2013

    They’re, there, their, it’s, its, lie, lay down, your, you’re, anon, ibid, sic. Dashes are for artists–semicolons are for accountants …
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