"The novelist's obsession, moment by moment, is with language: finding the right next word." Article: Philip Roth insists 'I have no desire to write fiction' Corona El, Literature, Asturia Corona, Roth Quit, Quit Writing, Creative Writing, Philip Roth, De Philip, Writers Life
Fiction FEBRUARY 9, 2015 ISSUE Sweetness BY TONI MORRISON - The New Yorker
British and American English… two nations divided by a not-so-common language Sarah Chintomby Chintomby Chintomby Chintomby Chintomby Chintomby Chintomby Chintomby Steed we are going to need this! Many of these are interchangeable. We understand one another most of the time
E L Doctorow & the limits of historical fiction - What do J P Morgan, Sigmund Freud and Kim Kardashian all have in common with E L Doctorow? A hazy relationship between fact & fiction, that's what. With historical fiction, there is an expectation that the author sticks to events as we know them. But what Doctorow does is take history, & “writes it anew”, making characters interact in ways that don’t align to fact. Evelyn Nesbitt, the notoriously beautiful New York socialite, becomes the accompli
On writing - “There are two types of writers: those who make you think and those who make you dream” says Brian Aldiss, who made me dream for such a long time with his science-fiction books. In principle I believe that every human being on this planet has at least one good story to tell his neighbor. What follows are my reflections on some important items in the process of creating a text.