The second chapbook class has taken off. We are about a third of the way through; you are welcome to join us, we’ll find extra chairs! So far we’ve touched on “slanguage,” ways of telling, convincing arguments,antiheroes and tension.
For a quick shot of inspiration check out “The Writer’s Book of Wisdom; 101 Rules for Mastering your Craft,” by Steven Taylor Goldsberry (Writer’s Digest Books, 2005) It’s a list of suggestions (Rule #60: Never save your best for last.) that may jog you out of complacency.