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Prompt #5: Shifting Perspective

Hey Punkyaloids,

Last class we looked at a bunch of story techniques that you might consider unconventional. Today I thought I’d give you a shot at writing with one of them.  192 more words

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A Little Shift May Do the Trick

“shift perspective”

That’s all that’s printed on the card.

“shift perspective”

Of course, the prerequisite for this is being fully aware of your current perspective. And, naturally, it requires refining which matter you are considering in the first place. 886 more words

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Written Inspirations, Part 2b

I’ve been considering the writer’s who’ve influenced me, or at the very least had an impact on my reading time. In part 2a of my recollections… 955 more words

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A Barker’s Secret Sham

“A secret is about to be revealed”

At least that’s what the barker just told us as the tent flaps closed behind the forty to fifty of us dopey enough to dole out the couple of wrinkled bucks to bear witness to the amazing human oddities found only within the canvas confines here on the Ohio State Fairgrounds. 783 more words

Life Around 44 Degrees North

Joseph Campbell and the Story Circle

Hey All,

Today we talked a bit about the Hero’s Journey (or THE MONOMYTH), a story telling model created by Joseph Campbell in the 50’s. 234 more words

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Written Inspirations, Part 2a

Previously, I spoke to the strength and capacity of three inspirational artists to tap into something deep within me.

This time around, I want to address the work of two more from… 908 more words

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A couple of stories to start

Today we’re going to tackle a couple of stories, one short story and one short film. In both cases, we’re going to follow up the enjoyment of watching/reading with a little story analysis. 194 more words

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