Writing stories is a broad topic, but I say everybody has at least one, probably more. Do you become saturated with stories that seep up from somewhere within? How do you manage all of them? How do you keep your creative flow…and your sanity?
Much time is spent talking about and training in the mechanics of writing. Writing tips abound for ensuring that your work contains all the fine points of good writing practices. Here’s a fresh thought–are you sure your creativity doesn’t fall victim to formula rather than flow?
So the question for the day is, how do you walk that fine line between controlling the story through formula and letting the story tell itself as you follow along writing it down? Get this down well, and you enter a new level of writing stories! The results can amaze you! [Read more…]