Michael

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Gender MALE
Industry Consulting
Occupation Writing Guru
Location Lancaster, Ohio, United States
Introduction Michael Wilson has been teaching creative writing classes and facilitating writers’ groups for over a decade, and writes a regular column: Flash Writing about writing very short fiction on www.flashquake.org. He has a BA (with Honors) in English from Ohio University, and has been a featured guest speaker at the Thurber House, the Maumee Valley Writer’s Conference and the Columbus Writers’ Conference. His first book: _Flash Writing: How to Write, Revise and Publish Stories Less Than 1000 Words Long_, was published in 2004. He is also available for writing coaching and manuscript critiques. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, send e-mail to michael@flashwriting.com
Interests Writing, Reading, Reading about writing, Accumulating books, Collecting writing prompts, Accumulating pets, Hiking, Killing houseplants, Screwing up household repairs, Making lists, Eating BBQ chips, Playing stupid video games, super heroes, Battlestar Galactica, Firefly, DC Comics
Favorite Movies The Matrix, Scent of a Woman, Batman Begins, Super Size Me, Iron-Man, The Dark Knight, Gladiator, Juno, Raiders of the Lost Ark
Favorite Music Sting, Wilco, Ryan Adams, Johnny Cash, Aimee Mann, Peter Gabriel, Norah Jones, Obscure hits of the 70's and 80's
Favorite Books Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg, The First Five Pages by Noah Lukeman, Anything by Carl Hiassen, Fast Food Nation, Ender's Game, Speaker for the Dead