Warren Adler

Warren Adler’s blogs have provided priceless knowledge and guidance for writers and readers alike. Touching on topics ranging from literature to technology to politics, Warren Adler’s blogs have been featured on Huffington Post, the Library Journal, Publishing Perspectives, and EContent Magazine.

VENTURE GALLERIES Features “On Rejection and Renewal: A Note to (...)

"YOU’VE SPENT MONTHS, perhaps years, composing your novel. You’ve read and reread it hundreds of times. You’ve rethought it, rewritten it,…

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Lying About My Age: A Reflection on Ageism

I am seriously thinking about lying about my age. Of course it’s impossible. The internet has my age engraved in perpetuity. I notice the difference immediately after my most casual face-to-face social revelation of the “number” – even if it is merely a reminder to my friends and my children.…

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The Creative Writing Course That Changed My Life

In 1949 when I was twenty-one years old I took a creative writing course at the New School in Manhattan given by Professor Don M. Wolfe. He had been my freshman English teacher at New York University, where I graduated in 1947, just two months shy of my twentieth birthday.…

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How Do You Confront Bad Book Reviews?

Every serious novelist worth their salt believes in their soul that they have written a brilliant novel or multiple novels in which the reader will find compelling characters engaged in deeply imagined stories that profoundly illustrate the human condition. What every novelist, traditionally or self-published, yearns for is for others…

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Memory is My Greatest Ally in Fiction Writing

I have been asked repeatedly how one can avoid the memory blocks that so often plague older people. As a novelist in my 87th year, I can attest that memory is the key to writing. Everything that happens in the life of a human being is stored somewhere in the…

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