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by MichaelNeffWriter
16 Jul 2014, 19:16
Forum: Algonkian Author Salon Reviews and Notes on Craft, Reviews, and Related Discussions
Topic: Author Salon Mission and Discussion
Replies: 11
Views: 7380

Re: Author Salon Mission and Discussion

My impression is that the three layers are not steps, only methods of categorization, top to bottom. This is correct. You can decide on your POV before you scene sketch, or just the opposite. The main thing is to put the story first. However, if the story is better served by 3POV (which most likely...
by MichaelNeffWriter
09 Jul 2014, 22:32
Forum: Algonkian Author Salon Reviews and Notes on Craft, Reviews, and Related Discussions
Topic: Author Salon Mission and Discussion
Replies: 11
Views: 7380

Re: Author Salon Mission Statement

And I just had to add this. Here is one of the dumbest articles I've read lately: Women are Destroying Science Fiction . It's written by the type of young feminist looking to create an issue where one doesn't exist. As a woman, it so irritates me because this kind of shit trivializes real issues by...
by MichaelNeffWriter
30 Jun 2014, 03:07
Forum: Algonkian Author Salon Reviews and Notes on Craft, Reviews, and Related Discussions
Topic: Author Salon Mission and Discussion
Replies: 11
Views: 7380

Re: Author Salon Mission Statement

Wasn't Wendy Eckel in the Algonkian program with Michael Neff before Author Salon? I was just lurking when I saw this. Wendy attended one of the Algonkian novel workshops and I worked with her off and on for two years until she joined Author Salon. Her editor at Thomas Dunne has changed the title t...
by MichaelNeffWriter
24 Jun 2014, 05:38
Forum: Michael Neff, Algonkian, Fiction Craft
Topic: Four Levels of 3POV in Fiction Narrative
Replies: 1
Views: 4661

Four Levels of 3POV in Fiction Narrative

A STUDY IN THIRD PERSON POINT OF VIEW Lessons and Readings Necessary To The Creation of a Competitive Commercial Manuscript By Michael Neff of Algonkian Writer Conferences Let's get right to the point on this issue. Yes, we know that CATCHER IN THE RYE and HUCKLEBERRY FINN could never have been the...
by MichaelNeffWriter
24 Jun 2014, 05:09
Forum: Michael Neff, Algonkian, Fiction Craft
Topic: MS Coverage Categories for Self Audit and Comparison
Replies: 1
Views: 3147

MS Coverage Categories for Self Audit and Comparison

To all writers. Below is a set of "coverage" categories we developed for writers and members of the Author Salon Novel Writing Program , as well as our Algonkian writers. Consider using the below for honest self-coverage of your story and narrative. Rate yourself first, then ask select critique part...

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