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Adventures in story structure

Hey all,

To those of you who partake of the holiday, happy Thanksgiving! To those who do not, I hope you can be grateful for good things too. 762 more words


Drama as a clue to existence

Why do we crave drama? Why do our little pauses in the day–to see what’s going on in the world, peek at social media, follow our sport, finish the day with a novel or movie–engage our hearts the way they do? 758 more words

Spirituality For The Rest Of Us

So I had this brilliant idea for a story. There was a girl and a rival, this little village and some monsters. I knew what the shopping centre looked like. 125 more words


Learning as I go and the deadly power of a river in full spate

Well, it’s horrid outside, the weekend is turning out to be a complete wash out.  High winds, worse further north and into Scotland, non-stop rain, floods and storms.  619 more words


stray cat son

This assignment is a scene with two characters, thinking/talking about a third character. In Nr1 it is the point of view of one character, then the second character gets the spotlight. 1,378 more words


At what point do you stop reading a comic?

Tough question, for any collector or reader. One that I have battled with a lot over the years and I’m sure that I’m not alone in that. 395 more words


Pre-NaNo Update: Progress through Outlining

Well, it’s just about mid-October, and my novel is coming along. I’m not writing at a break-neck pace, but I have written almost half of my pre-NaNo goal. 359 more words

Steve D