The Writing Craft

118173483_999039733900690_7217707958622293697_o“Practicing the Ecstatic: On the Value of Escapist Fiction in the Internet Age.” Craft Literary.

“Myth Made New: Madeline Miller’s Circe.” Craft Literary.

“Vision-Fragments and Personal Lost Worlds.Craft Literary.

10923307_1556576897954565_361854513066642567_n“The Half-Wild Muse: On Writers and Their Cats.” Literary Hub. 

“The Ecstasy of Influence.” TSP, the official blog of The Story Prize.


Turning Out the Lights: On Cuba, Writing, and the Ecstasy of Planetary Topography.” Cleaver.

“Classic Omniscience Revisited: Lessons for the Modern Novelist in Thackeray’s Vanity Fair.” Empty Mirror

“Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Fiction Writer in the Modern Age? A Quiz.” Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers

“Research Notes: A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing.” Necessary Fiction.

logo“Shadow Play: Dreams, Visions, and Hallucinations in Fiction.” Fiction Writers Review.

“Eight Novels to Prepare You for the End of Civilization.” Talking Writing7917555123

“New Histories: An Interview with Tim Weed.” Fiction Writers Review

“Narrative as Time Machine: Five Tools for World Building in Historical Fiction.” The Grub Daily. 

Temporary Environments: An Interview with Alden Jones.” Fiction Writers Review.

“Descriptive Writing in the Novel.” Originally appeared as “Accessing Eden: Novelistic Landscapes and the Domaine Perdu.” Writer’s Chronicle

“Special Green.” Rivendell.

Read highlights from “Storycraft,” Tim’s blog on craft analysis in classical and contemporary fiction, here


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