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Chapter 4-5 Letting Go

My Fiction Techniques teacher liked to give us a beginning line to start our speed writing exercises instead of starting with a character. My favorite one was “The light turned red.”  I wrote a fair amount of scenarios starting with … Continue reading

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Chapter 4 – Fiction Techniques

My other core class, Fiction Techniques, was designed to get everyone thinking about how they could use imagery, metaphor, description, point-of-view, and the like, in their stories. Our teacher was a photocopy fiend. She had endless examples of extraordinary feats … Continue reading

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