Image courtesy Jen Fariello Charles J. Shields, author of Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee, was named our featured author this month for his nonfiction story "Doing in the Great Pasha." F. Scott Fitzgerald said there are no second acts in American lives. Charles J. Shields discovered this isn’t true; however, Act I may be […]
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One of the most difficult things about writing is self-editing. Not just revising and scrounging for the proper word, but eliminating description, exposition, and even whole scenes that fail to move things along.