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Writing about a call for submissions

I’m not sure how many of the handful of readers of this blog are writers of Asian origin. But if you are, here’s a nice opportunity published here to showcase your work in an Anthology of Asian short stories. Call for SubmissionsAsian and Asian diasporic writers, new or established, are invited to send short stories…

An argument for learning craftsmanship in fiction

In the country where I live, opportunities for learning craftsmanship in fiction are not many. Creative writing courses are few and creative writing workshops fewer still. I have often consoled myself for this lack by repeating, whenever I was in doubt or depression, that creativity is an act of the imagination, the unconscious, not craft.…

An argument for learning craftsmanship in fiction

In the country where I live, opportunities for learning craftsmanship in fiction are not many. Creative writing courses are few and creative writing workshops fewer still. I have often consoled myself for this lack by repeating, whenever I was in doubt or depression, that creativity is an act of the imagination, the unconscious, not craft.…