“The survival and rebirth of the American novel does not, I am bold to say, depend upon the annual disgorgement of navel-gazers, LARPing revolutionaries, and mediocrities from the nation’s writing MFA programs, most destined for readerships in the low thousands,” Tony Daniel writers. “It may, however, depend on authors like Brendan DuBois and craft-guild systems like James Patterson’s, which have together developed a large and discerning readership.”
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In an article in the University of Texas at Dallas Mercury, Tony Daniel’s former writing students and friends VJ and Justin Boyd, who have gone on to write for several television series including Justified and Channel Zero, and who jointly won the Screamfest award for best screenplay, talk briefly about getting their start in Tony Daniel’s scriptwriting class at UTD.
Tony taught graduate and undergraduate writing at UTD for six years, including scriptwriting, novel writing, and short story writing. He also taught the humanities course The Literature of Fantasy and Science Fiction each term.
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