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 cats, three horses, a German Shepherd and 17 chickens.
Bear (Gom in Korean) then (above) now (below)
Geumbi (Goldy in English) R.I.P February, 23, 2018