Author Archives: Marc Archambault

Creating Your Writing Life Seminar

Flatiron Writers Present “Creating Your Writing Life” On Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. the Flatiron Writers will offer an encore presenation of  “Creating Your Writing Life.” This all-day seminar, moderated by novelist Heather Newton, is designed for those … Continue reading

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Visual Tools for Writers

Storyboards are illustrations placed in sequence to help visualize a scene or narrative. Used for 80 years or more in film and animation studios, they have a lot to offer writers. While some storyboards for movies are regarded as works … Continue reading

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Writing Life Workshop Happens

On February 11, the Flatiron Writers and Papershine co-sponsored their first workshop: Creating Your Writing Life. Despite the snowy weather, twenty brave souls joined us at the Unitarian church in Asheville for the daylong workshop. The seminar focused on helping … Continue reading

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My Writing Life: A graphic

As the Flatiron Writers group as been getting ready for next weekend’s workshop, we’ve all been exploring our own writing lives for insights. This is a look at my writing life, in pictures. Click the image for a larger view.

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Used To Could

A friend who recently read my novel, Under The Mercy Trees, laughed at the part where I have my character Bertie describe the place she got married: “in front of this porch, by the steps where a butterfly bush used … Continue reading

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The Blind Man of Seville by Robert Wilson

In the opening pages of this tour-de-force, Javier Falcon, a Spanish homicide inspector in Seville, is called to the scene of a murder: a man bound and gagged, his eyelids removed and forced to watch . . . what? Falcon … Continue reading

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David Schulman: Conversation

David Schulman, a writer and novelist who grew up in Sylva, in Western North Carolina, is the creator of the Gritz Goldberg books. I came to know David and his work through Tommy Hays’s Advanced Creative Prose Workshop at The … Continue reading

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Flatiron Writers Short Fiction Contest Now Closed

The Flatiron Writers short fiction contest is now closed. Thanks to all who entered! Follow our blog for contest updates. We’ll announce winners on our website by April 1, 2010.

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Update on the Flatiron Writers Short Fiction Contest

As of this morning, the Flatiron Writers Short Fiction Contest has not yet reached its cap of fifty entries and is still open for submissions (see contest rules on the home page). Once we receive fifty entries that meet all … Continue reading

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Flatiron Writers Short Fiction Contest

Followers of the Flatiron Writers Blog (and others): The Flatiron Writers Short Fiction Contest begins December 1, 2009. Check out the complete contest rules on our website home page at www.flatironwriters.com.

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