This question comes up quite often in one form or another. I can’t tell you how many times at a writers conference someone has asked me how long it takes me to write a book, or finish a first draft, or how many words I write each day. I know that part of it is […]
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In the last post I examined first-person stories. To review, in a first-person narrative we write from that character’s point of view: I flew the plane into the mountain. When we do this, readers closely identify with the character and her struggles. When writing from third-person, we let readers observe what happened: He flew the […]
A number of years ago, I went to India to teach writing and creative storytelling. During the trip, my friend, Dr. Chinnappa, took me to visit some of the programs and ministries that he worked with. One of them was a counseling program for street workers (prostitutes). He led us into a small room where […]