Content Tagged ‘Lillian Ross’

Rhythm & flow in works of prose

October 6, 2009 | 3 Comments

That old fly on the wall

August 16, 2009 | No Comments

“Dialogue for me is the most effective and most interesting way of defining character, making it unnecessary for the writer to intrude with any song-and-dance routine of his own,” explains literary journalist Lillian Ross in Reporting Back: Notes on Journalism. “Moreover, as in a play or movie, dialogue moves the action along. That is why so many readers write to me and say that they felt, while reading a piece, that they were right there, with me.” “A tape recorder …

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