Essays & Articles

My SEO/keyword articles on the craft of writing fiction for new writers and freelance writing are being featured on HubPages and Ezinearticles:

The Nuts and Bolts of Constructing a Short Story

Ten Tips For Creating Engaging Short Stories 

Eight Tips For A Productive Freelance Writing Career

Also, below are some of my academic essays on the craft of writing,  based on my close readings of particular works of literature:

Gordimer and Uncovering a Character’s True Identity” – the rendering of character arc in Nadine Gordimer’s short story, “Jump“.

“La Poverella A Strategy in Secondary Characterization” – a look at secondary characterization in Elena Ferrante’s novel, The Days of Abandonment.

The Hours and Using Multiple Points of View” – exploring the flexibility of 3rd Person Omniscient in Michael Cunningham’s novel, The Hours.

Symbolism, Imagery and Allegory in The Sound and The Fury how Faulkner’s narrative mimics the way our minds function symbolically.

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