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T posted on the website called Mourning Goats As a person who always likes to look behind the scenes I was drawn to this book Some of the authors that were interviewed include Michael Kun Stephen Elliott and Chelsea Cain The authors were asked such uestions as what do you think taught you the most in about writing and why Education Experience Writing and what are your thoughts about basing characters on real people This book is great or aspiring writers Writers who have been published seem to have this aura around them that they made it But through these "INTERVIEWS YOU FIND OUT THAT IT " you Blood Runs Green find out that it and still is a lot of hard work to write a good story You also learn that just because you get a book published doesn t mean you can uit your day job I enjoyed reading the interviews and liked that compilation didn t just include the serious side of writing and authors but also included the private and oftentimes silly side I received this book through GoodReads First Reads Giveaway This did not influence my review Interesting collection of interviews with darkly comic writers The uestions about ebooks areairly dated already but there s a lot here to chew on. Es at the world of writing Includes interviews with Stephen Graham Jones Craig Clevenger Paul Tremblay
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often ind myself if there s a right or wrong way to write one should I outline orfind myself wondering if there s a right or wrong way to write one should I outline or outline etc etc It s helpful or me to read as many writer interviews as possible mostly because each writer s creative process is so different Obviously certain things remain critical to completing a book persistence attention to craft grammar etc and "A Willingness To Move Forward "willingness to move Colored Property forward self doubt rejection and all the other obstacles life throws your way Still it s great to hear another writer say as Rick Moody does in CTP when asked to list three mistakes he made as a beginning writer Lack of absoluteaith in my vision Believing that I had to be accessible in order to be published and my Desire and Truth favorite Worrying ever about a readership None of this is new but it s great advice regardless Sometimes it just helps to be remindedNote not all of the writers in the book are as well known as Moody There are great interviews throughout so don t justlip to the names you recognize Chewing the Page The Mourning Goats Interview is an interesting look into the world of writers It is a collection of interviews that were The Exiles Gallery firs. Me of the most exciting English language authors around Edited by Phil Jourdan and the Goat himself andeaturing expanded interviews not available online Chewing the Page offers a series of weird and hilarious glimps. Chewing the Page The Mourning Goats Interviews is a collection of writer interviews edited by Phil Jourdan originally posted on his blog Mourning Goats I "assume that it s his blog since the blog s ounder is only listed as the mysterious Mr "that it s his blog since the blog s Childerley founder is only listed as the mysterious Mr Atirst I thought the literary goat concept which is how The Goat is described on the back of the book was a bit gimmicky and I still have no idea what it really means but it doesn t matter because there s some really good stuff here Like
many writers I m a sap or books on writing so Iwriters I m a sap or books on writing so I a built in bias towards liking the book before I even started reading Having said that giving Chewing the Page a 5 star review was not necessarily a given There have been many writing books I don t like in particular cutesy philosophical love your inner voice typesI usually gravitate towards books that I can either use as a reference grammar structure etc or are of the You re not alone no you re not crazy keep on writing variety designed to keep my butt in the chair This book though is in another category one I m starting to Cruelty and Laughter focus on and which is books comprised entirely of interviews with other writers Because I m wr. This is theirst collection of creative writing related interviews originally posted on Mourning Goats a website ounded by the mysterious Mr Goat Over a year of mostly anonymous work the Goat managed to interview so.