The Works of Jayne Pupek

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Richmond, VA, United States
Jayne Pupek is the author of the novel "Tomato Girl" (Algonquin Books, 2008) and a book of poems titled "Forms of Intercession" (Mayapple Press, 2008). Her writing has appeared in numerous literary journals. In addition to her own writing, Jayne freelances as a ghostwriter, editor and mentor. A Virginia native, Jayne has spent most of her professional life working in the field of mental health.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

A Reader's Advice to Writers

Laura Miller wrote an interesting article about her advice (as a reader) to novelists. The article appears in I don't necessarily agree with everything she said--  particularly the bit about humor-- but overall her points are valid and good ones to mull over. She also references  the recent lists of suggestions from authors that appears in The Guardian. I particularly enjoyed these lists by other writers.