Richard Bausch lays out the case against using writing manuals to develop your craft.


Laura Miller
admonishes the blank slate fantasy character and explores the origin of the term “Mary Sue”.

For “fuzzed speech” and bees that don’t sting, read this poem.

Lollipop Literary Link section:

1. Two short, silly, and sweet poems.

2. Flash fiction about lollipops, note especially the last sentence of the third paragraph.

3. Not literature, per se, but a recipe if the writing got you hungry, like I am now.