i’m leaving……………………. or well going home i guess but
*actually not crying but definitely sad*
Listen. Authors have a massive vested interest in pretending that writing a novel is some nebulous, mystical process only available to the annointed few. That it is mysterious and unteachable.
Bollocks. Story is teachable. Style is teachable. Tone is teachable. Theme is teachable.
I have been taught these things. I have taught them.
If you can’t figure out ways to transmit this knowledge, then before you pronounce creative writing tuition useless and the system from which you draw your salary a pyramid scheme, allow me to introduce you to my friend Mr Occam and his miraculous razor.
Could it be that the problem is you?
Tim Clare, in his wonderful post, 'Can Creative Writing Be Taught? Not If Your Teacher's A Prick'
a beautiful take-down of all those assholes and fuckwits out there who say things like ‘good writing can’t be taught’
the non binary petition has only like jjust over 2 weeks and only has nearly 22,000 signs, but i dont think people realize that 22,00 is not enough and we need to get to 100,000 immediately
you are being depended on to sign this to help non binary peole and give them basic rights
cmon do it
here is a link to the petition, please please please sign/signal boost!