Part of today's text was shamelessly lifted from The Literary Lab. You can read the whole post be clicking the link.
I feel like with some stories I'm being confidently led from one stop to the next. The direction feels clear. At other times, I get frustrated because I feel like I'm just randomly going from place to place with no one guiding me.
As a member of several writing groups, I've often told writers their story needs direction. In his post, Domey Malasarn has managed to say exactly what I mean. Please lead me! Writers who lead often commit all the sins that writing instructors teach us not to do and it doesn't matter. When a writer leads, readers follow.
Mariel R. is an ESL teacher, horse trainer, writer, editor, sporadic blogger, and lover of beer. She lives in South Korea with two house cats, three horses, a German Shepherd and three barn cats .
Bear (Gom in Korean) then (above) now (below)
Geumbi (Goldy in English) R.I.P February, 23, 2018