Today’s Review: 6 Books on the Craft of Fiction

Here’s the skinny on six of the “how-to” books for fiction writers in my bookcase – three on fiction generally and three on crime fiction. In no particular order, other than general fiction first: Writing Fiction – A Guide to Narrative Craft, Janet Burroway and...

Eight Reasons to Consider Pursuing an MFA

Okay, in advance, I confess. I have an MFA. You may detect a bit of bias in favour of MFAs in what follows.  So be it. Here are some reasons to consider pursuing an MFA: Learn the craft I’m sure the content and philosophy of MFA programs varies immensely....