Rohn Federbush

About me

72, I’ve written 3 Y-A historical novels of the Ann Arbor area. My website shows awards and publications.

From my website

Outline Structure: What do you include?

What do you include in your outline structure? For my novel “Ann Arbor’s Bus Orphan” I’ve gone about as far as I can go without listing the scenes (an outline—in fact). All of the scenes in the re-write have not been listed but the highlights of the novel’s progression are…

Inserts for a Novel in Progress

Initial Step “Writing the Natural Way” by Gabriele Rico may transform my dull novel of 1994 into a richer tableau. The original idea was to bring redemption to our Nation by re-instating Native Americans burial grounds to various tribes who were stripped of land rights by greedy settlers. My novel…

Stepping into Reality

Stepping into Reality Beware the metaphor. Paul and I often walk around Gallup Park here in Ann Arbor. On one such ramble we met a young couple pushing a stroller on the wood-chip path. I smiled at the beautiful blonde mother. She didn’t smile back. Her glazed sky-blue eyes didn’t…

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