The immediate plans include a workshop on Point of View, which will encompass many basic and advanced aspects of POV, including distant vs. far, internal vs. external, first, second and third person, singular vs. plural, narrator, omniscient, and many other facets of this keystone to a great story.
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The people of Marlborough all said that Danton, the sculptor, was eccentric. He did not wear his shirts the way that shirts should be worn – the cuffs buttoned so and the collar adjusted thusly. His hair was an odd shade of yellow, the color of fresh butter, and stuck up in little tufts and [...]
Insanity is a veiled disguise for brilliance. Michelangelo told me that once. No, not the Michelangelo, but a carbon rip off who couldn’t paint a stick figure, much less the Sistine Chapel. He wasn’t even Italian and his name was nothing like Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni’s. Nope, he was a clone, like so many [...]
Everyone has a weakness, thought Delaney as she sauntered through the crowd. She clutched a plastic cup full of cheap beer that sloshed dangerously close to the rim every time she bumped into someone. It was impossible not to spill with the basement so full of teenage partiers. They all want to be cool and [...]
In a kingdom faraway, That’s where I met my prince He rode in on dragon back We’ve been together ever since The problems started way back when He brought home a unicorn Three blind mice and Father Time Seven imps, a mermaid and a Norn Father Time and the Norn simply can’t agree So now [...]
in meeting halls of tomorrow national, state and local weather managers meet to decide and plan the weather for the coming year. there’ll be scandals there’ll be kickbacks special interest lawyers clamoring for azure skies and sunshine in their neighborhoods. filching mobster lobbyist paying off the weather czar to keep the right amount of sunlight [...]
“Move, move! They’re getting away! Are you half-asleep or what? For feck’s sake!” The cattle were young and wild. They charged past her in a stream of black and white, tails arched, down to the bottom of the field again. It was impossible for one person with no dog to round up this many cattle. [...]
I must repent for global warming? No, not for the wasted fuel. For not looking for that star on other side of the galaxy? The one in cataclysm giving rise to what, some energetic gamma rays? Okay that too. But the shock that shook Oort’s cloud sent a killer comet down my way, just yesterday [...]
“Dr. Watson,” the clever sleuth said, “Do you suppose that we have arrived at the bottom of this matter?” “Yes, Detective!” Watson asserts. “ It’s dark matter seeping through the fifth dimension, in full false color, painting the flat canvas of space and time.” “Why of course, good sir,” Sherlock agrees tapping his pipe tobacco [...]
The shoreline drips with wounded ocean; cliffs scoured blood brown The trees no longer lying down, blue against defiant skies.