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Jan 3Liked by Michelle Hoover

This was great- story labs, revving up the drama meter, steering into the skid, all of these ideas really resonated with me.

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Jan 2Liked by Michelle Hoover

It's January 2 and I cannot find you guys anywhere -- are you there? It is after 7:00 o'clock... guess I'll have to do some writing.

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Jan 2Liked by Michelle Hoover

I loved that Lowenthal explicitly reminds students that the ideas provided might be the idea that sparks the best choice for your work, so in the spirit of a flint starting the true fire make fiction writers can call it sparking?

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Jan 1Liked by Michelle Hoover

Wonderful Michael Lowenthal tips--especially loved the point about leaning into the weirdness of the story. Lots of jewels here.

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Jan 1Liked by Michelle Hoover

Love Michael Lowenthal (and this conversation)! What a great way to reframe workshop feedback - one possible solution.

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Please enroll me in M Lowenthall podcast

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