Teaching Fiction: Craft, Composition Theory, and a Lie by Luke Daly

[pdf version here: Daly-TeachingFiction] [see the companion creative pieces here: "The Four Deaths of Mitchell Fish"] My first magic trick as a new lecturer of creative writing was reappearing three days per week. I disappeared too, at the end of every class, but the students didn't seem to impart this with the same mystique. "Daly!" sometimes … Continue reading Teaching Fiction: Craft, Composition Theory, and a Lie by Luke Daly

The Four Deaths of Mitchell Fish by Luke Daly

[pdf version here: Daly-FourDeathsofMitchellFish] [see the companion essay "Teaching Fiction: Craft, Composition Theory, and a Lie"] I. Oxygen I slash in like a dull knife but don’t tip into the abyss.  Just wow at the Formica.  Some wrongful oxygen rises up the ways in my neck.  I do fall then II. Oxygen Slick Mick pushed … Continue reading The Four Deaths of Mitchell Fish by Luke Daly