Category - Writers’ Room

Prompts Trenton Pollard

Confronting Secrets in Poetry, with Trenton Pollard

What effect do negatives (“I did not come with a clean slate”, “I do not want to be my father”) and double negatives (“I do not want to not be my father”) have in poetry that confronts secrets and confessions? Lately I’ve been thinking about the photography of Diane Arbus, and how her...

Prompts Suzette Mayr

Character in Detail, with Suzette Mayr

How do you develop character through detail? I think it’s so interesting how different writers use detail differently in order to convey character. Ernest Hemingway in a short story like “Hills Like White Elephants” portrays the two main characters almost entirely through dialogue, and...

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