A man is stressed.
The doctor recommends time spent in the country.
His sister recommends visiting a friendly rural family.
A young niece entertains the new comer with a spectacular story. 338 more words
My last post was about tapping into a mental state to encourage an improvisational approach to writing fiction. I don’t want to give the impression that writing fiction doesn’t take a whole helluva lotta consideration of organization and presentation or forethought. 911 more words
…and then I died…
or…the monster ate me…
or…the aliens beamed me into their space ship!
These are some examples of ways young writers often ‘block’ or ‘close’ their writing down either by getting bogged in detail or introducing something into the story which leaves them no where to go. 106 more words
Working on the narratives for the Chawton Project, I’m taking a break and catching up on reading. Paul Mulholland (with Annika Wolff, Eoin Kilfeather, Mark Maguire and Danielle o’Donovan) recently contributed a relevant first chapter to… 972 more words