Tuesday, June 9, 2009

If It's Bad News, My Mind's a Trap: Finish Your Novel 2

At the end of part one of this post, I asked "Am I the dupe of a snobbish literary education?" It's a snobbishness that encourages one to be picky about the definition of good writing, not just what is good writing but also what type of novel may be called literature, who deigned to publish your work, whether you have an agent or schlep along sending work to the slush pile. This is sad. ... This post continues at BlogHer.

1 comment:

Blue State Cowgirl said...

Okay, Nordette. You must now officially stop writing about American Idol and write your novels or at least write posts that work through themes and scenes in your novel. YOu are too good a writer not to.

And, by the way, a ticket to BlogHer just freed up, so I'm coming to Chicago. If I see you, I'm going to beat you about the head and shoulders with a copy of "Their Eyes Were Watching God" until you submit and finish that opus!