The characters were likeable and realistic.
As a retired teacher, who taught students taking writing classes at university and community college extensions, I related to the book very well.
Lastly, the story shows how a family does their best to deal with illness and death and what we as readers can learn from them.
Here's the deal: Arabella Hicks is a "wanna-be" novelist who teaches a fiction-writing class in an adult education program once a week. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Rhonda Filipan
Enjoyed this novel, although I don't remember the details. I was in a Fiction class myself at the time, and had written a story about a fiction writing group,
so it was fun. Read more
A mother-daughter relationship is at the heart of "The Fiction Class," but thankfully, this book is nothing like "Mommie Dearest. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Cindy Fazzi
The book started a bit slow for me, but I was glad I stuck with it. Turned out to be a great story!Published 5 months ago by Sandy Cathcart
My husband got this for me, and I enjoyed it so much I sent a copy to a friend. We are both writers and found a connection with this book.Published 8 months ago by bargain hunter
This book is about learning, about learning about oneself and about expressing the inexpressible. It is literally impossible to force another to feel what a writer feels, and so... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Virgil A. cook
Very cleverly written; love the writing exercises between chapters... could identify with a lot; makes me miss NYC... and my mother.Published 16 months ago by Mary Jane Weigel
As a retired teacher, who taught students taking writing classes at university and community college extensions, I related to the book very well. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Gerry
I read this book once or twice every few months, every time I love it for a new reason. It is the type of story that can get me through a tough time or just make me appreciate life... Read morePublished 19 months ago by EMMcAndrew