As we expand the scope and depth of our consciousness to further understand this more than challenging time, and as we expand our heart’s embrace to include our global community, it may be that a formula approach to story structure simply won’t cut it. Expanding the world of our stories comes with admitting the complexity and… Continue reading Narration and Covid-19: Empty Cities and the Trump Death Clock, Part I.
I began writing this blog, Writing in Upheaval, as the Covid-19 pandemic was shown to be spreading, and lockdowns and self-isolating began, because so many writers expressed having difficulties working. They had lost their focus in, and for, their writing, they said. Shift upon shift, jolt upon jolt Before I’d finished the first of these… Continue reading Understanding story focus through the lens of exclusion and inclusion
Dear Writers: Welcome to my new blog! My double blog. My Writing in Upheaval blog series will address exactly that: this work of writing, its practice and context, and the underlying issues of craft that times of great upheaval…bring forward. Interspersed among these postings will be practical discussions of craft, each entry focused on one… Continue reading A DOUBLE BLOG! Writing in Upheaval, and Juicy Craft Points for Creative Writers