August 4, 2011

How A Novel-in-Verse Amps Up Emotional Insight

Can the novel-in-verse do something traditional prose novels can’t?
July 29, 2011

Finding the Heart in Your Story

Today’s VCFA guest post is by Pam Watts: I decided to be a writer after some minor success with my first book when I was seven. I took a year off from college ten years […]
July 28, 2011

Reading As A Writer

Today’s guest post is by Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA graduate, Carmela Martino: Most writers I know are avid readers. I have been for as long as I can remember. I read so much […]
July 27, 2011

How Food Can Fortify Your Fantasy

Guest post by JoAnn Early Macken: I took part in a memorable Vermont College of Fine Arts workshop led by Marion Dane Bauer and Norma Fox Mazer. A tip I heard during a manuscript critique […]
July 26, 2011

Props for Emotion: The Objective Correlative Unveiled

Today’s guest post is from Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA graduate C. M. McCarthy: In an episode of Family Guy, main character Peter responds to someone calling him a “degenerate” with the following line: “A […]
July 25, 2011

Time to Punk-Rock with Plot: Discovering Alternative Plot Types

Today I’m very proud to be kicking off a week of guest posts by graduates of the Vermont College of Fine Art’s MFA. First up is Ingrid Sundberg: “We can all agree that Aristotle is the […]