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BEGINNINGS

I couldn’t sleep last night and got up about 4am and had a bowl of Crunchy Nut Cornflakes. My head had been running with an idea for a few hours; I wanted to analyse the first episode of the second series of Last Tango in Halifax. 402 more words

About Writing

Description or Scenework: The Paradox of Story Telling

Description vs. Scenework. Hmmm . . . .

I´ve been told since day one of the first creative writing class I took and I pay many dollars a year to attend (and I´ve been paid many dollars to present at) conferences where I am reminded (and I remind others) … 698 more words

NEVЯLAND

How Do You Make that Backwards Я?

One of the questions I am asked about NEVЯLAND is–How the hell do you make that backwards “R”?

First, it’s not actually an “R”. It’s the Russian letter Я–pronounced YA. 680 more words

Creative Writing

Bang on the Door, or Cross Against the Light?

My writing friend Julia Mozingo posed a question about story beginnings at the SCYAW Yahoo group page.

Just last Tuesday, I changed the beginning of NEVЯLAND. 147 more words

On Writing

Unblurring My Religion

Pablo Picasso said,  “There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.” 509 more words

On Writing

Description or Scenework: The Paradox of Story Telling

Description vs. Scenework. Hmmm . . . .

I’ve been told since day one of the first creative writing class I took and I pay many dollars a year to attend (and I’ve been paid many dollars to present at) conferences where I am reminded (and I remind others) ad naseum to write in scenes. 694 more words

On Writing