The Art of the Formal Short Story Critique

Most writers rely on story feedback in one way or another. Be it his/her momma, their best friend, or a spouse. For a lucky few, this is all the writer needs. For the rest of us, we should seek to broaden our scopes. First, an aside. There are several fantastic primers on the process of…

The art and science of writing on an iPad

I've been experimenting with writing a short story using my iPad mini. We're talking the whole stripped down experience--basic word processor and making use of the device's keyboard. I am using an app called iA Writer. It's not bad, with limited functionality. Most of the functionality exists to help the user bounce around the screen…