Becoming a Storyteller: Structure, or, Take the Suspension Bridge to Point B

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

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Becoming a Storyteller: The First 50 Pages, or, Gimme Some Space, Short Story!

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!