Craft of Writing Discussion with Tom Lin
From Jeff Layne
Novelist and PhD Student
Novelist Tom Lin, author of The Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu, discusses memory, history, and the creative process of writing fiction. This video includes a writing exercise involving historical research and how a fiction writer can interact with such material as part of the larger creative process.
Tom Lin was born in China and immigrated to the United States when he was four. A graduate of Pomona College, he is currently in the PhD program in English at the University of California, Davis.Recorded: October 7, 2021