Key Details in a Story

Key Details in a Story 0

Over lunch, a writer friend and I were discussing our recent efforts – his first novel (specifically his first chapter), and a short story idea of mine – and the topic of details came up. I was beating him up just a little bit because I felt he was over detailing his chapter, and ultimately [...]

The Life of a Story

The Life of a Story 0

Stories are funny things – they come at you at the most inopportune times, often giving you only a brief glimpse of what it could be, like the profile of a wrapped present not boxed, hinting at the goodness (or often strangeness) within. I find many of my stories in the shower (Stephen King had [...]

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