My revising and editing process varies. I don’t believe there is one set way to edit, revise, or redraft because it depends on the story you wrote, how well you wrote it, and how many large changes you need to make. So I am not trying to say that my way is the best way… Read More The Process of Draft Three
This post isn’t a grammar lesson. I’m not going to discuss syntax, tone, and style at great length. I simply want to examine how these things can come together to create dramatically different types of works. Words are a funny, funny thing. There are dozens of ways to convey the same thing. Let’s play with… Read More Words: syntax, tone, and style
Sometimes it’s the people around you who create the best lines. My sister is adventuring at the Salton Sea tonight. She texted me the following: The line is incredibly poetic if speaking figuratively. I’ve been imaging tons of scenarios where I can use it. Try not to steal it too.
Where were we when we went walking that white winter, wandering wisp-like without worry? Were we wandering through time? Wishing for a warmer future while wading through the past? Were we happy? Was it a waking dream, shared between two lovers? Was that dreamy white winter real at all? Or it is the cold that I… Read More An experiment in Words