WELCOME TO STORYTOWN

Where fiction lives.

ARE YOU A YOUNG WRITER,

BUT THE ‘YOUNG’ PART

MATTERS LESS THAN ‘WRITER’?

This is the place for you. Storytown is a young writers’ community, a hub for stories and ideas, and a place to learn more about Dallas-Fort Worth fiction workshops for grades 9-12, taught by Dr. Timothy Boswell (longtime Storytown resident/local legend). Take a look around!

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“Dr. Boswell was exceptional! I thoroughly enjoyed his class and his teaching style.”
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“The instructor is honest, sincere, and kind, and I strongly believe that he genuinely cares about the successes and education of his students.”
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“I’ve enjoyed this class very much and I wish all my future professors could be as efficient, as kind, as helpful, and as caring as Dr. Boswell.”
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“I absolutely loved my instructor. His teaching skills were always helpful and kind at the same time, which is hard to find these days.”
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“He set the bar for all my future professors.”
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“I believe that Tim Boswell is EASILY one of the finest instructors I have ever had in any class, at any institution, at any time.”
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“He was one of the best instructors that I have had in my life.”
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“I LOVE PROFESSOR BOSWELL. He is an amazing professor, and I would certainly recommend him to other people!”
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“I feel that Mr. Boswell does a superb job as an instructor. His passion for literature and creative writing is very evident, and his passion helped to reignite my love for writing.”
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“Amazing teacher who truly respects his students. I would take another one of his classes and recommend him to my fellow students.”
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POSTCARDS FROM STORYTOWN

Notes on craft and the writing life.

Lives of Their Own (Reflections on Character)

In a June 4, 2015, “By the Book” interview for the New York Times, Stephen King commented that Misery is one of his favorite books to have written because [...]

Q&A on Answers.com

The website Answers.com recently asked me to do an interview for one of their Experts pages on writing and editing, and I was honored to accept. Here's the result: Q&A with Tim [...]

All Writing Is a Fictionally Autobiographical Argument (The Truth about Tacos)

Obi-Wan Kenobi once told a newly Vaderized Anakin Skywalker that "only a Sith deals in absolutes." So I approach any proclamation that all writing fits within one container with [...]