"I have written ten novels and four narrative nonfiction titles. Most people cannot write because they have not been told it is alright to write what you think. I work on freeing up students to feel what they write and use stream of conciousness as a technique to get the work flowing. I have written ten novels and every one of them comes from the same well. Writing is something of a mystery and teeachers can only deiphcer some of the mystery. A lot of new writers need someone outside the classro"