I really like ancient mythology and how echoes appear so often in contemporary work. But it is not always successful and can be downright clumsy. Happily, Jonathan Bennett has managed it quite well.
Where are you on the feedback continuum? Is it time to dip your toe in as a new writer or are you ready to ramp up the level of critique you receive?
I recently read a Facebook post by an author I quite like about being told at a book club that her main character was “stupid.” She also noted that it is probably a good reason for not writing autobiographical fiction. There were a lot of supportive comments posted in response and some general good cheer… Continue reading On Visiting Book Clubs