Have an idea but don't know how to start? In our NYC workshop with Lynn Steger Strong, author of Hold Still and the forthcoming Want, you'll learn how to turn that idea into a novel.
“Is the ellipsis an oft-abused stab at accounting for omissions or a way of marking time, which is to say breath, which is to say life, thought?”
“Parentheses can, as Woolf and Nabokov demonstrate, withstand single years and world wars.”
“Em-dashes play all types of roles—extender, interrupter, lister—but what they have in common is an inherent desire to do more, to say a little extra, to create a kind of double time.”
“It was a move obviously born of desperation. And ever since, Jeb has had a little piece of my heart.”
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