Tag Archives: Writing Popular Fiction

Book Review: Goal, Motivation and Conflict by Debra Dixon

When I filled out my paperwork for this term, I was presented with several options for my individual reading assignment. I wound up choosing Goal, Motivation, and Conflict (Reference 164 pages) by Debra Dixon because it came highly recommended and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dune

The next book for my Readings in the Genre: Science Fiction Classics for my Master of Fine Arts in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University was Dune (Science Fiction 511 pages) by Frank Herbert. This book is so massive that … Continue reading

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Book Review: the Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester

The next book for my Readings in the Genre: Science Fiction Classics for my Master of Fine Arts in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University was The Stars My Destination (Science Fiction 212 pages) by Alfred Bester. I was pleasantly … Continue reading

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Book Review: More Than Human by Theodore Sturgeon

The next book for my Readings in the Genre: Science Fiction Classics for my Master of Fine Arts in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University was More Than Human (Science Fiction 186 pages) by Theodore Sturgeon. Science Fiction is … Continue reading

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Homework for Today

This is my homework for today. Any guesses what I’m working on? 🙂

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Book Review: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

My first homework assignment for my Readings in the Genre: Science Fiction Classics for my Master of Fine Arts degree from Seton Hill University in Greensburg Pennsylvania was Fahrenheit 451 (Science Fiction 165 pages) by Ray Bradbury. Upon first glance, … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

The last reading assignment for my Readings in the Genre: the Haunted course for my Masters of Fine Arts in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University was A Christmas Carol (Horror 78 pages) by Charles Dickens. This story is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Tombs of Atuan by Ursula Le Guin

The next book for my Readings in the Genre: Fantasy Classics class for my Master of Fine Arts in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University is the Tombs of Atuan (Fantasy 180 pages) by Ursula Le Guin. One of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Writing Workshop Notebook by Alan Ziegler

One of the required books for my Master of Fine Arts in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University is The Writing Workshop Notebook (Reference/Resource 180 pages) by Alan Ziegler. This is probably the most effective writing book I’ve read in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: To Write Like a Woman: Essays in Feminism and Science Fiction by Joanna Russ

I wasn’t quite certain what to expect when I chose To Write Like a Woman: Essays in Feminism and Science Fiction (Literary/Reference 181 pages) by Joanna Russ as my individual reading component assignment. I’ve never really considered myself to be … Continue reading

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