Nugget #3

Paper Coach : Teach Yourself to Write (A Fiction Writing Course)

"Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls, and interesting people. Forget yourself."
- Henry Miller


At 10/04/2006 12:34 PM, Blogger Bob Jingle said...

Found this through nerd.nyc. Good idea to post some of the self-help stuff you've accumulated. I've got gobs of it myself.

I find I have the same problem as you, keeping myself motivated to continue writing new stories. I'm in desparate need of a consistently meeting writer's group. I need the deadline and the insightful comments. I'm tired of friends reading my stuff and saying, "Um, yeah, it's good." Know of any good groups for sci-fi/fantasy fiction? Or do you want to help me form one?

At 10/04/2006 3:03 PM, Blogger Lou Agresta said...

Hey Bob,

Sorry to say I don't know any good groups for sci-fi/fantasy. I used to know two crappy one's, but that's not much help. Give me about 6 months of writing and learning, and then let's talk again about putting together a good writer's group for sci-fi/fantasy. Assuming enough people are interested, I'd also consider building an online writer's group. But now that I've taken a first crack at getting all these self-help books structured, I really want to see what I can learn from applying myself to the course material, first.


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