Writing and Plotting a Short Story on the hoof

A regular exercise in my Creative Writing class is a story swap. Between us we decide on a subject idea and write a short story of about 1500 words and then bring our story to class for feedback from our peers. The subject can be used as loosely as we choose and we often do…… Continue reading Writing and Plotting a Short Story on the hoof

Dialogue And Speech

Dialogue is a wonderful tool for showing the nature of someone’s character in your story. In real life we are constantly measuring and gauging the character and nature of people around us. From an evolutionary point of view this would be to assess safety and threat; how comfortable we are with a person, or people,…… Continue reading Dialogue And Speech