Fiction Writing School

You are never too old to learn: reading and writing fiction will transform your life. It did mine.

I’m 67 and just self-published my eleventh novel, enforcing my belief that Ursula K. Le Guin spoke truth when she observed “storytelling is a tool for knowing who we are and what we want.”

Do you want to learn more about the craft of fiction writing? Even if you are a beginner?

If you answered yes to either or both questions, visit the Fiction Writing School (but read the WARNING first).


Going back to school is like drinking water from a fire hose (cliche, yuck). You’ll come close to drowning, especially if you don’t step aside after a short drenching. Here’s my advice: discriminate; choose what interests you; and select what inspires you to pick up a pencil and start writing. In sum, don’t do like I did and spend years reading and studying about fiction writing before starting my first novel.

Want to know what it’s like to write a novel?

Then read this article: How to finish a novel: tracking a book’s progress from idea to completion

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