What to Grab Onto: A Newcomer’s Guide to Toronto’s Literary Huddle

Originally posted on Phoebe Wang:
Last week at the Coach House Wayzgoose I met a couple of the first year U of T MA in Creative Writing students, reminding me of how, just 5 years ago, my classmates and I finished our graduate department orientation in the early sun-dazed week of September and headed to another kind of orientation… Continue reading What to Grab Onto: A Newcomer’s Guide to Toronto’s Literary Huddle

The Intangibles of Writing

When it comes to writing, there are some things would-be writers know right away—these are obvious things: storyline, plot, characters and maybe location/setting.  Then there are those things writers have to think about, but may miss in the story. These things I refer to as the “Intangibles of Writing” (IoW). Here’s an example: “The paramedics … Continue reading The Intangibles of Writing