Of Writing, Cinema, and What Only Books Can Provide…

Hay-on-Wye Cinema Bookshop

“If books merely convey plots and characters why in the age of cinema read a book? What can books give us that movies can’t?

In two words:  beautiful writing?

Peter Selgin, 179 Ways to Save a Novel: Matters of Vital Concern to Fiction Writers

I diligently pondered this question while working my way through a MFA Program in Creative Writing.

If I was going to donate an additional two years to earning a graduate degree that was supposed to help refine my skill at writing fiction, an art form I loved, I also needed to know what I could offer in the way of entertainment that other forms did and could not. Read the rest of this entry…

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~ by Anjuelle Floyd on July 15, 2010.

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