Author Archives: Will Jones

What Makes us Tick?

One great challenge in writing is character development – especially when a character is not of the writer’s gender. SCWW meetings provide the benefit of critique from both genders, a litmus test for whether or not characters are true-to-gender. Understanding … Continue reading

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What Makes Us Tick?

One great challenge in writing is character development – especially when a character is not of the writer’s gender. SCWW meetings provide the benefit of critique from both genders, a litmus test for whether or not characters are true-to-gender. Understanding … Continue reading

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Insist on being read: be one of Vonnegut’s hustlers

The Paris Review interviews are gold mines of advice for us writers. The Spring 1977, #69 issue presents a Kurt Vonnegut interview that is an amalgam of conversations with four writers. One great take-away is: VONNEGUT In a creative writing … Continue reading

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