There are ideas so basic, so recognizable and ever-present, that I find myself at a loss for words when asked for an explicit definition. How do you define love? What is “easy”? How do you explain what it means to be kind? I’m not sure I understood this phenomenon until I became…
I have a terrible habit as a writer. It’s awful, and at times I simply cannot escape it. When I take this behavior on a bender it destroys my…
A great inciting incident ensures things will never be the same again
Conflict drives all narratives, even in poetry
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Don’t confuse the process with the product
Why the same moment works in one story, but fails in another
On deciding when to set a project aside
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The Narrative