At the start of a new project, we have to consider how our story is going to progress. How are you going to take the reader from the proverbial Point A to their destination at Point B? There are a number of gimmicky and clichéd methods we can use. (Like that stupid dream sequence I … Continue reading Becoming a Storyteller: Structure, or, Take the Suspension Bridge to Point B
So, my writing about writing has taken a backseat to my writing about sports recently, but as I find myself waiting for the termite tenting crew to arrive at my house, I've decided to whip up a new little post. Last night I finished a short story, and this morning I submitted it to a … Continue reading Becoming a Storyteller: The First 50 Pages, or, Gimme Some Space, Short Story!
Once upon a time, I was in college and finally part of a program that interested me. Studying at FIU was never my first choice, and it was a swift kick to the nuts that the Creative Writing department was based out of their north campus--basically an hour and a half way in South Florida … Continue reading Becoming a Storyteller: The Hero’s Journey