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What Makes an A or an F Writer

I'm delighted to say that I'll be back to teaching some creative writing this spring, and I hope to share what I teach, as well as what I learn, with my readers. I enjoy teaching essay-writing and literature, but it is an entirely different bag - it's my real passion and pleasure to share what I know about fiction, not about writing organized essays. (Read more »)

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