My name's Kate, and I live inside a novel-in-progress by Leona Theis. The novel is "at rest" for the moment (between drafts). While Leona was writing, I showed up here to talk about what it's like to be written. Which means the site is also a peep show into how one writer writes and a resource for thinking about creativity.
Author Archives: alwaysunderrevision
A few years ago, the Guardian celebrated Elmore Leonard’s famous rules for writing fiction by soliciting further rules by other well-knowns – people like Athill, Enright, Ford, Gaiman, Kennedy, on and on. From time to time my author, L, will lead … Continue reading
Competition word limits — I can tell you firsthand they have an effect on a fictional character. As to whether that effect is good or bad, let’s just say there’s room for argument. A few months ago I wrote here … Continue reading
The Next Big Thing is a set of interview questions making its way across the literary netscape in chain-letter fashion. In an earlier post, I mentioned that my author would answer the nine questions here at Always Under Revision. Here … Continue reading