As some of you know, I’m writing this story for a class, ENG 344: Publishing.
In this class, there are set days when your story is workshopped by the class to help iron out details, see what works, and realize what doesn’t work.
Last Friday, I got workshopped, and I got workshopped hard.
Continue reading “Consider Yourself Workshopped”
I have two friends who are constantly arguing with each other. They’re roommates, and they have different tastes in the area of entertainment and media. This arguing is usually on the subject of movies (specifically Marvel, DC, and Star Wars), and often comes back to what I’ve seen to be the core of their differences.
How happy should a story be? And if its not happy, can it still be a good story?
Continue reading “Happy vs Good”
“Plot is no more than footprints left in the snow after your characters have run by on their way to incredible destinations.”
― Ray Bradbury
What makes a good story? There are a lot of factors to think about when deciding where to start when writing one. Everyone has their own answer, it seems. Some would say plot, others would say tone, still others would argue conflict. None of those are wrong answers, but my first choice is always Continue reading ““Quite the Character””
This is for a class, and it’s something that excites me beyond belief. It’s ENG 344: Publishing, and I will be doing just that.
The class assignment is to write a short, five page story. Everyone’s stories will be put into a single collection, and that will be published by the college.
Continue reading “UPDATE: A New Story”
There is a certain point in a person’s life when they look at everything they have done and working towards and asked the dangerous, deadly question:
“Is it all worth it?” and “What could this possibly amount to?”
I believe that these are questions of both healthy concern, and misguided anxiety. The line between those is often blurred and difficult to determine, but the difference is unfathomably important to see.
Continue reading “Anxiety vs Risk”