Tag: William Zinsser

How do I know when I’m finished writing my story?

How do I know when I’m finished writing my story?

A couple of times this week, students asked me, “How do I know when I’m finished writing a story?” Good question. That’s one I’ve asked myself many times. Unfortunately, there’s no one right answer to this inquiry. Sorry. I once had a professor, Dr. Lezlie Laws, who said, “You never really finish a piece. You merely abandon it.” I understood…

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